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Milwaukee man, 22, charged with three felonies in August triple shooting

Posted at 5:24 PM, Mar 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-15 18:24:31-04

MILWAUKEE — A 22-year-old Milwaukee man was charged Friday with three felonies for a triple shooting on the city’s north side in August that left one man dead and two children wounded.

Craig J. Rogers was charged with first-degree reckless homicide and two counts of first-degree reckless injury.

The shooting happened about 8:30 p.m. Aug. 12 near 10th and Burleigh.

According to Milwaukee Police, an ongoing dispute led to the shooting.

The suspect reportedly fired multiple gunshots at a group of people that included small children.

Eric Williams Sr. died at the scene from his injuries, according to the criminal complaint.

A 14-year-old boy received a non-life-threatening gunshot injury.

A 4-year-old boy received very serious gunshot wounds.