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.
Scene at W. Highland and MLK. Police tell us two shot and one in custody. This happened right as Bucks/Celts was wrapping up. The shooting sent many people running from the Deer District. Police are pushing folks back atm. Scene expanding. @tmj4 pic.twitter.com/avtp737cXg— Bruce Harrison (@BruceHarrisonTV) May 14, 2022
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.
Appears to be non-life threatening injuries. A man helped from the ground and loaded onto an ambulance. pic.twitter.com/4Pqw122Vx1— Tony Atkins (@TonyAtkinsTV) May 14, 2022
Someone is on the ground outside bowl at the moon. pic.twitter.com/bDGyimR8WO— Tony Atkins (@TonyAtkinsTV) May 14, 2022
Witnesses tell TMJ4 News that they heard gunshots. Another witness said they saw a fight outside a Deer District bar.
Tiffany, who said she was shot recently, heard gunshots. Another patron said she saw a fight outside Truth Nightclub and got to the floor. pic.twitter.com/zKykWuZakO— Tony Atkins (@TonyAtkinsTV) May 14, 2022
Remnants of a sad ending to a fun night in Downtown Milwaukee. pic.twitter.com/rpHx8apdNl— Tony Atkins (@TonyAtkinsTV) May 14, 2022
This is a breaking news story and will be updated when more information is made available.