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Milwaukee man shoots woman in his sleep, police say

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Jan 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 12:26:28-05

The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at approximately 11:50 p.m., on the 1900 block of S. 8th Street.

Police say a 35-year-old man "obtained and fired a handgun in his sleep," striking a 29-year-old woman.

The woman was transported to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police took the man into custody and are referring this incident to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.

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