One dead in triple shooting on Milwaukee's northwest side

NOW: One dead in triple shooting on Milwaukee’s northwest side

Updated: 8:34 a.m. on May 14, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Police are identifying the victim as Alfonzie Cockroft. Authorities say the other two people shot in the incident are potential suspects and remain in police custody.

The investigation is ongoing.


Posted: 6:12 p.m. on May 12, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are investigating a triple shooting that left one person dead and two people injured Saturday afternoon.

Police were called to the shooting on Palmetto Avenue just off of Gertrude Drive on Milwaukee's northwest side around 4:25 p.m. Saturday.

According to the Milwaukee Police Department, a 32-year-old man was shot and pronounced dead a the scene.  A second man was taken to a local hospital by the Milwaukee Fire Department.   A third man drove himself to the hospital for treatment.   Both men, who are  20-years-old, received what is described as non-life threatening wounds.  

The Milwaukee Police believe the shooting occurred during a drug transaction.   Detectives are continuing to investigate the incident. 

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