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Stray bullets graze Milwaukee couple inside their home while they were sleeping

Posted at 8:56 PM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-26 23:17:24-05

MILWAUKEE — Stray bullets go through a north side home and hit woman and her boyfriend while they are sleeping. It happened right around noon on Fairmount Avenue near 40th Street. A neighbor, who did not want to give her name, said an SUV was shooting at a Honda Civic.

"You are sitting in your house and you see a car coming down the block and another one behind it. Then all of sudden shots," said the neighbor.

She said she dropped to the ground when she heard gunfire. The neighbor's house took a direct hit. Bullets when through the bedroom window with a 49-year-old man and his 44-year-old girlfriend inside. The woman had just gotten done with work.

"She was in the bed sleeping, resting from work," said the unidentified neighbor.

A bullet grazed the woman while she slept. Another one hit the man. And two other homes were also hit by gunfire, but no one inside was hurt.

The blue Honda Civic that was being chased by the shooter was hit. The car crashed into a curb with a couple inside. The mother of one of those victims said they were okay, but not sure why someone was shooting at them.

Neighbors are fed up.

"It's crazy, it's crazy. It really is. They don't know when they are shooting they are hitting innocent bystanders," said neighbor Nikita Caldwell.

Milwaukee Police are still searching for the suspect. They said anyone with information about the crime can call Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS.