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'Put the guns down': Home near 28th and Brown shot 'dozens' of times Easter afternoon

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Posted at 3:01 PM, Apr 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-18 18:29:19-04

MILWAUKEE — A quiet Easter morning for one Milwaukee family turned to chaos after the house they just moved into was shot at multiple times.

The Milwaukee Police Department said an unknown subject fired multiple shots at the occupied home near 28th and Brown around 11:25 a.m. on Sunday. No injuries were reported.

Dozens of bullet holes are marked around the home, including inside.

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The tenants say it all started with an argument.

"People should just put the guns down, honestly," tenant James Cooper said.

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Cooper says he and his younger brother moved into the home on Friday near the corner of 28th and Brown. Two days later their house was shot at nearly 30 times in broad daylight.

Home near 28th and Brown shot multiple times Easter afternoon

"I'm like, wait those are gunshots," Cooper said. "I looked at the house and there was bullet holes in the house."

According to Milwaukee Police, the shooting took place Easter morning around 11:30. Cooper says the shooting happened after an argument between his brother and another person.

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"They left and then 10 minutes later, it was somebody shooting right here in the middle of the street," Cooper said.

Shaquan Dickerson's house sits across the street from where the shooting took place. He has lived in the area for 12 years and says he has never seen anything like this before.

"Growing up here, it was peaceful. Kids would be out in the community outside," Dickerson said. "I'm tired of the shootings to be honest. There's no point."


Thankfully, no one was hurt. But Walter Love, the landlord of the home, says he's fed up with the violence and wants city officials to do more to stop it.

"Our city is being overrun by people who don't feel like the law applies to them," said Love. "We got to get strong on prosecuting these criminals out here."

Milwaukee police continue to seek unknown suspect(s). 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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