MILWAUKEE — For the first time in 20 days, no shootings were reported in Milwaukee for Wednesday, Oct. 21.
The Milwaukee Police Department reports that the last time it experienced no shootings was Oct. 1.
This follows a series of nightly deadly and non-fatal shootings reported by police and the Medical Examiner.
In fact, the Medical Examiner stated that if homicides continue, Milwaukee will hit the highest recorded number of homicides in one year.
Highest recorded number of homicides in one year in Milwaukee County was 174 in 1993. Milwaukee County now at 164 confirmed homicides - if current trends continue Milwaukee County to end year with more than 200 homicides.— Medical Examiner (@mkemedexamine) October 9, 2020
The Medical Examiner reported that if current trends continue, Milwaukee will reach 221 homicides by the end of the year.
Although just one day doesn't seem like much, it's a good start for the City of Milwaukee.