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Milwaukee Police: 5 injured in 5 overnight shootings

Posted at 11:59 AM, Aug 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-25 16:08:58-04

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Police responded to five shootings overnight across the city – that left five people injured. 

The victims in the shootings range from 14 years old to 39 years old. 

According to Milwaukee Police, the first shooting happened just before Midnight Friday in the 4100 block of W. Courtland Avenue. Police say a 14-year-old boy suffered a serious gunshot wound and a 17-year-old man suffered minor injuries.  There are two suspects involved and police are continuing to investigate.

Police say the second shooting occurred around Midnight Saturday – in the area of 53rd and Villard. According to Milwaukee Police, a 21-year-old man suffered a serious gunshot wound during an attempted robbery while he was in his vehicle.  His 20-year-old male passenger was not injured. Detectives and officers are currently investigating the incident and searching for the two suspects.

Roughly one hour later, a 38-year-old man walked into a local hospital suffering from a non-fatal gunshot wound. Police say the shooting occurred in the area of 8th and Hadley.  The department is currently investigating this call, looking for the motive, and any possible suspect or suspects involved. 

Just after 3 a.m. Saturday, Milwaukee Police responded to a shooting in the 2000 block of S. 13th Street – where a man in his 20’s suffered a serious gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital.  Officers and detectives are working to determine what happened and are searching for the suspect or suspects involved.