Woman shot during attempted armed robbery Saturday morning; man shot Friday in separate incident
The Milwaukee Police are investigating two separate shooting that occurred overnight, one involved an attempted robbery.
Around 1:25 AM Saturday, a 57-year-old woman was shot when three men attempted to rob her. According to the Police, the men approached the woman in the area of N Booth Street and W Meinecke Avenue and demanded her property. The woman attempted to run, shots were fired and she was struck. The wound is described as non-life threatening. Officers and detectives are continuing to investigate the incident and are searching for the three suspects.
Late Friday night, a 52-year-old man was shot while in the area of S 12th Street and W National Avenue. According to the police, the shooting happened around 11:40 PM. The victim was taken to a local hospital with what is described as a serious gunshot wound. The Police were able to locate a suspect in the shooting and a 31-year-old man was taken into custody. The Police are continuing to investigate the incident.