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Girl hit by rock, gunshot fired during incident near Strathmore and Grantosa in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police said in a statement that officers responded to a call for a "shots fired / child abuse" incident around 7:20 p.m.
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Posted at 10:47 AM, Aug 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-19 11:47:42-04

MILWAUKEE — A 7-year-old girl was hit by a rock and someone fired a gunshot during an incident near Strathmore and Grantosa in Milwaukee Thursday evening.

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Milwaukee police said in a statement that officers responded to a call for a "shots fired / child abuse" incident around 7:20 p.m.

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Officers learned a 17-year-old female threw a rock, hitting the 7-year-old. The girl suffered "non fatal" injuries, police said. Officers arrested the 17-year-old.

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During this time, someone fired gunshots, though the bullets did not hit anyone. Police do not know who fired those shots and are seeking suspects.

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