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Milwaukee Police: 2 killed in shooting at "Swing Park" on Water Street

MPD: Confrontation quickly escalated into gunfire.
MPD: 2 killed in shooting at "Swing Park"
Posted at 6:03 AM, Aug 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 13:20:56-04

MILWAUKEE -- Two people were shot and killed Monday night near a popular park on Milwaukee's east side. 

It happened around 11 p.m. at  "Swing Park" -- which is located near the intersection of Water Street and Brady Street. 

According to Milwaukee Police, a confrontation took place between two groups of people and quickly escalated into gunfire.

A 22-year-old man was fatally shot and died at the scene -- and a 17-year-old boy was also fatally shot and died at a local hospital. 

Police say further circumstances regarding the shooting remain under investigation.

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