MPD: 4 injured in 3 separate overnight shootings
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are investigating three shootings that left four people injured overnight from Monday, Sept. 20 to Tuesday, Sept. 21.
The first shooting happened around Monday, Sept. 20 around 9:15 p.m. near Burleigh and Palmer St. A 35-year-old male from Milwaukee, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The second victim, A 26-year-old man from Milwaukee, also suffered a minor non-life-threatening injury and refused medical treatment on scene.
The circumstances leading up to the shooting or under investigation. Milwaukee Police continue to seek an unknown suspect at this time.
A second shooting occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at approximately 12:09 a.m. near S 19th and National Avenue. A 31 year-old woman from Milwaukee sustained non-life threatening injuries. The victim transported herself to a local hospital for treatment. The circumstances leading up to the shooting are still under investigation. Milwaukee police are seeking an unknown suspect at this time.
Milwaukee Police are also investigating a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 at approximately 12:50 a.m. near 21st and Greenfield Avenue. The victim, a 17 year-old woman from Milwaukee, sustained non-life threatening injuries. The victim transported herself to a local hospital for treatment. The circumstances leading up to the shooting are still under investigation. Milwaukee police have a subject in custody at this time.
Anyone with information about any of these incidents is asked to contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360, Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS, or the P3 Tips app to remain anonymous.
Officials with the Medical College of Wisconsin say 2020 saw an over 90% increase in gun violence, a rise that has continued into this year.