MPD investigating three shootings on Friday
MILWAUKEE, WI (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Police are investigating three unrelated shootings on Friday. Fortunately, all of the victims are expected to survive their injuries.
Around 2:20 PM, a 24-year-old man went to a local hospital for treatment of a non-fatal gun shot wound. According to the MPD, the man said he was shot during an attempted robbery in the area of N 60th Street and W Fond du Lac Avenue. The man refused the suspect’s demands. The victim was shot as he was running away. The MPD said the victim was taken to a local hospital by an associate. The Police are searching for the suspect.
An ongoing dispute between two men resulted in one of the men being shot Friday evening around 5:50 PM. According to the MPD, one of the men confronted the other in the area of 9100 N 94th Street and began destroying his property. During the confrontation, the suspect shot and wounded the second man. The 51-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life threating wound. A suspect was arrested and the investigation into the shooting continues.
Around 7 PM a 21-year-old man was shot while seated in his vehicle at N 16th and W Hadley Streets. According to the MPD, for some unknown reason, an unknown subject began firing a gun. One of the bullets entered the vehicle and struck the victim, who was taken to the hospital by a friend. The MPD is continuing to look for suspects in the incident.