Tip Line: 414-777-5808 | newsdesk@cbs58.com

Milwaukee Police Investigate Two Separate Overnight Shootings

The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a double shooting that resulted in one fatality and one non-fatal injury. The shooting occurred on Saturday, 07-09-16 at about 10:55PM in the area of 2700 N. 7th Street. The initial investigation reveals that families from two separate houses became involved in a family dispute. The dispute quickly escalated into a physical fight. During the fight a suspect pulled a gun and fired several gunshots. A 46-year-old male was struck by the gunfire and died from his injuries. A 13-year-old female was also struck by gunfire. She was conveyed to a local hospital where she was treated for a non-life threatening injury.

Another shooting occurred in the 4700 block of N. Hopkins Street on Sunday 07/010/16 at about 2:00 A.M. Circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear, but evidence suggests that a 36-year-old victim was shot at least once. Milwaukee Fire Department attempted life saving measures, but were unable to revive the victim, he died on the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

Share this article: