Milwaukee Police Department warning about paintball shootings across the city

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Milwaukee Police are sending out a warning after a recent increase in paintball shootings.

The Milwaukee Police Department says they’ve received dozens of calls since late last week about people shooting paintballs at citizens. Investigators say the incidents have happened on Milwaukee’s west side, south side, north side, and northwest side.

Police believe the paintball shootings have stemmed from postings on social media.

There have been no reports of serious injuries locally and investigators believe multiple suspects and multiple vehicles are involved in the crimes. Those arrested could face severe criminal charges. Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.

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