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Police: 7-year-old Milwaukee boy shot near 23rd & Locust, not the intended victim

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Posted at 6:05 PM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 19:05:17-04

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department says a 7-year-old Milwaukee boy was shot near 23rd & Locust Friday afternoon.

The shooting happened shortly after 3:45 p.m. Friday. When officers got to the scene, they located the boy suffering from a non-fatal gunshot wound.

The boy was taken to a local hospital where he's expected to make a full recovery. The shooting appears to be related to an argument and the boy was not the intended victim.

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the Milwaukee Police Department at (414) 935-7360 or Milwaukee CrimeStoppers at (414) 224-TIPS.

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