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Fatal shooting near 1st and Maple marks 100th homicide in Milwaukee in 2018

Posted: 5:51 AM, Dec 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-31 14:58:12Z
MPS seeks suspect in north side homicide

Milwaukee police are investigating the circumstances that led to a fatal shooting near 1st and Maple in the early hours of Monday morning.

Officers responded to shots fired around 1:20 a.m. in the 1700 block of S. 1st Street. An adult male was found suffering from a serious gunshot wound, police say.

Lifesaving efforts were performed but the victim died on the scene.

The fatal shooting marks the 100th homicide in Milwaukee in 2018.