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Suspect Arrested in Monday’s Fatal Shooting

UPDATE:  The Milwaukee Police Department has identified the victim of a fatal shooting Monday night in the area of N 18th and W Vliet Streets.  The victim is 25-year-old Donte D. Thompson.  A 44-year-old Milwaukee man is in custody in connection with the fatal shooting.

ORIGINAL:  A suspect is under arrest for the fatal shooting of an adult male Monday night.  According to the Milwaukee Police Department, the shooting occurred around 8 PM in the area of N 18th and W Vliet Streets.  The victim, only identified at this time as an adult male, died despite the life saving efforts of the Milwaukee Fire Department.   The MPD is conducting a further investigation of this fatal shooting.

Two people were shot, including an infant, in an unrelated incident around 8:55 PM Monday.  A 1-year-old boy and 23-year-old woman were wounded in the shooting that occurred in the area of N Richards Street and E Concordia Avenue.  Both of the victims made their way to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  The circumstances of the shooting and how the victims made their way to the hospital are under investigation.

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