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Milwaukee police investigate deadly shooting at 38th and Townsend

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Posted at 8:15 AM, May 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-18 13:40:29-04

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department said it is investigating a deadly shooting Wednesday morning.

The incident happened at 38th and Townsend in Milwaukee. Family identified the victim as 21-year-old Maceo Wyatt.

His mother tells us her son was concerned for her safety and told her to stay in the house Monday because someone was threatening to kill her.

Two detectives came to her home Wednesday morning to identify the body but did not tell her anything.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

Police said they are still investigating what led to the shooting, and are seeking an unknown suspect. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

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