MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police have identified the 15-year-old armed robbery suspect killed at 2nd and National Ave. as Camron Powell. Police say Powell was shot and killed by a potential victim during an early morning robbery on September 1.
According to police, a group of teenagers attempted to rob a group of adults near 2nd and National Ave. One of the adults, a 30-year-old West Allis man, pulled out his gun and began shooting at the group of teens.
Police say 15-year-old Powell was a known gang member. He has been arrested for armed robbery, auto theft, fleeing, and theft. Powell was also a victim of a non-fatal shooting on August 1.
The West Allis man who shot Powell was taken into police custody, and has been released.
Police have located and arrested the group of teens involved in this attempted robbery. The suspects are two 14-year-old boys, a 16-year-old boy, a 17-year-old girl, and an 18-year-old man. Police believe this group is responsible for up to 35 robberies across the City of Milwaukee.