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MPD: 3 people shot near Deer District after Bucks game, 1 arrested

Posted at 9:34 PM, May 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-14 02:56:06-04

MILWAUKEE — Multiple people were shot near the Deer District on Friday night shortly before the Bucks Game 6 loss to the Celtics.

It happened near Highland and M.L.K. Jr. Dr. not long after 9 p.m.

Milwaukee police initially told a TMJ4 News reporter on scene that two people had been shot and one person was in custody.

MPD District 1 has now confirmed that three people were shot.

There was at least one more shooting following the game on Friday night.

Squad cars raced down Juneau just after 11 p.m. in response to that incident. Police confirmed to TMJ4 News that people had also been shot in that area, but didn't tell us how many or the extent of injuries.

Multiple ambulances were seen arriving and leaving from the scene near Juneau and Water.

Our reporter who was at the Deer District said there was a commotion among fans toward the end of the game. He witnessed fans running for the north exit of the Deer District.

Witnesses tell TMJ4 News that they heard gunshots. Another witness said they saw a fight outside a Deer District bar.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated when more information is made available.

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