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Crash leads to shooting near North and Vel R. Phillips; 1 seriously injured, 1 arrested

MPD Squad
Posted at 7:48 PM, Jun 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-07 22:44:34-04

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee man is seriously injured after being shot near North and Vel R. Phillips on Tuesday.

Milwaukee police say around 4 p.m., two individuals were involved in a car crash when one of the drivers fired several shots at the other driver, striking him.

The victim, a 21-year-old Milwaukee man, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The suspect, a 26-year-old Milwaukee man, fled on foot and was later arrested in the vicinity.

Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days.

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