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Police: West Allis man shot by drug dealer during attempted robbery at 29th & Burleigh

Posted at 6:35 PM, Jan 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-23 12:51:43-05

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department says a West Allis man was shot during a drug deal interaction Wednesday afternoon.

Police say shortly after 3:30 p.m., an officer investigating a nearby traffic crash was flagged down by a 34-year-old man who was suffering from a gunshot wound "to a lower extremity."

Investigators say the man was trying to buy drugs at 29th & Burleigh when the drug dealer attempted to rob the victim and shot him.

The victim is in stable condition at an area hospital as the investigation continues.

If you have any information about this incident, call the Milwaukee Police Department at (414) 935-7360.

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