Milwaukee business owner, father of six, shot to death inside his car

Posted at 3:49 PM, May 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-28 11:31:54-04

MILWAUKEE --  A 41-year-old Milwaukee man was shot to death inside his car Saturday night near the intersection of 25th and Roosevelt.  

Police say the shooting suspect has been arrested. They believe the shooting was the result of an argument between the victim and suspect earlier Saturday.

The victim has been identified by family as Michael Neal. He was a father of six and also a business man owning Mike's Lawn Care and Snow Removal Services.

His son, 15-year-old Lonzo Alvarado, says his father was his best friend. He never dreamed his life would end like this.

"That was my one person I talked to and stuff, we were supposed to make it together," Alvarado said. "It really pains me that he's gone now."

"I never thought I would be one of those people that would have to have that hurt and pain from not having their dad in their life no more," he continued.

His family describes him as an awesome father all around and they're keeping their faith in the court system.

"I hope we get justice. I hope we do. I hope we do, said Lajuell Neal, the younger sister of the victim.

"When are we going to stop the gun violence, like stop the violence period but this gun violence, here in Milwaukee all over the world like it just has to stop?"

Police haven't named the suspect yet. This investigation continues.