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16-year-old arrested for shooting 15-year-old in Milwaukee: Police

The girl was arrested in connection to the shooting, near 6th and Becher near the freeway.
Milwaukee police
Posted at 2:46 PM, Mar 01, 2023

MILWAUKEE — A 16-year-old girl was arrested in connection to a shooting that left a 15-year-old boy seriously injured in Milwaukee. Police say the victim is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office, the 15-year-old boy was Jose Monarrez. He was at his girlfriend's residence when he was killed, the ME's office says.

The girl was arrested in connection to the shooting, near 6th and Becher near the freeway. MPD said they are referring criminal charges against the girl. The shooting happened around 10:13 a.m. Wednesday, March 1.

No other information was released.

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