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MPD: Police respond to Riverside High School twice for reports of shots fired, fight

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Posted at 9:38 PM, May 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-25 22:38:47-04

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police responded to Riverside University High School twice on Tuesday for a report of shots fired during a fight.

According to the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD), officers responded to the school for a complaint that someone had a weapon on Tuesday around 11 a.m. Police say an individual was suspected of having a weapon at the school and fled the location. Police were unable to locate the suspect and it was undetermined if he had a weapon.

Shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, MPD responded again to the school for a shots fired incident. Police say a suspect pulled out a firearm during a fight. The suspect discharged the weapon and he fled the area.

Police are still seeking a known suspect.

A spokesperson for Milwaukee Public Schools told TMJ4 News that families were notified of the situation on Tuesday.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-Tips or P3 Tips App.

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