UPDATE: Family looking for answers after man shot outside nightclub

UPDATE: Family looking for answers after man shot outside nightclub

Updated: 4:30 p.m. on August 28, 2017

UPDATE: MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The family of a man shot and killed in a triple shooting outside a nightclub on Milwaukee’s south side is speaking out.

Angel Ortega’s family is still trying to come to grips with what happened at Kana Mojito Club on Saturday.

Cell phone video shows the fight inside the club leading up to the 20-year-old’s death around 1:45 Saturday morning. Ortega’s older brother was with him moments before he went inside the club.

He was told the situation started over a woman. Witnesses say the shooter went outside to grab his gun and then started shooting, killing Ortega and sending two others to the hospital.

His mother Ernestina wants to know why he was able to get into the 21 and up club.

“My son was 20. He was under 21. What right did they have to let him in? He didn’t even have his ID. His ID was at home. He did not do no harm to nobody. He was a good boy,” says Ortega’s mother.

The club has been closed since the shooting and had no comment when CBS 58 reached out Monday afternoon.

Police are still looking for the shooter.


Updated: August 28, 2017

UPDATE: MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Police have identified the man killed in a triple shooting at a club in the early morning hours on Saturday.

Investigators say 20-year-old Angel Ortega was shot outside the Kana Mojito Club near 5th and National. Two other people were also taken to the hospital for injuries. 

Police are still investigating. 


Posted: 9:00 p.m. on August 26, 2017

UPDATE: MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A triple shooting at Kana Mojito Club near 5th and National leaves a man dead and two others hurt. 

Police say the shooting happened around 1:45 Saturday morning. Officials aren't saying much but say a 23-year-old man died and a 23-year-old woman and another man were hurt. 

The family of the man who died say his name is Angel Ortega. Right now, family says they're still looking for answers. 

Police are still looking for suspects. An employee of the club had no comment about the shooting.


Posted: 8:48 a.m. on August 26, 2017

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Police Department is currently investigating a triple shooting that left one man dead.

The shooting happened at 1:45 a.m. on Saturday inside of a tavern near 5th and National.

According to police, a 23-year-old man suffered a fatal gunshot wound. Another man suffered a serious injury. A 23-year-old female suffered what is believed to be a non-life threatening injury.

There are currently no suspects in custody.

Milwaukee Police continue to investigate.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story.

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