'When is it gonna stop?': People in Milwaukee's south side worried about crime

NOW: ’When is it gonna stop?’: People in Milwaukee’s south side worried about crime


MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Flowers and candles line the corner of 21st and Orchard on Milwaukee’s south side.

The makeshift memorial is for 22-year-old Christian Marilyn Hernandez who died early Friday morning in a crash.

According to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's report, Hernandez was a passenger in the backseat of an Uber. It was T-boned by another car, allegedly stolen by two minors who were driving recklessly.

Another passenger in the Uber was thrown from the car and suffered minor injuries. The driver was also injured.

Those who knew Hernandez are mourning her loss. 

"Friends say she was very bubbly, uplifting, happy, she was gonna be a makeup artist," said a woman who lives nearby.

People who live in the neighborhood said something needs to change because things are getting out of hand, and nothing is being done about it. "I just say stay home, go to sleep early, or lock-in early at least, so you don't be out here like this. Look at what happened," said Joe January.

The two minors in the stolen car were taken into custody.

Neighbors tell CBS 58 they want more speed bumps, and stop signs added because people are always driving recklessly.

The following night, a 32-year-old man was shot just one block away on the 1500 block of 22nd Street. The victim suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

"It's heartbreaking, having gunshots, being fired last night too and it's like c'mon, when is this gonna stop?"

Police are searching for a suspect.

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