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Three dead, seven injured after violent weekend in Milwaukee

Posted at 10:13 AM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 17:49:38-04

MILWAUKEE — Three people were killed and seven people were injured in separate incidents last weekend.

At about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Milwaukee Police officers were called to the 2400 block of West Becher to investigate the death of a 53-year-old woman. Detectives and a forensic investigator from the Medical Examiner’s Office determined the victim’s death was suspicious. A cause of death was not given, but detectives are treating the investigation as a homicide. A suspect was taken into custody.

At about 1 p.m. Sunday, a subject walked into a Milwaukee Police district station and said she stabbed a 54-year-old woman in an apartment in the 2600 block of West National Avenue at about 2 a.m. Officers found the victim, who was stabbed multiple times. The victim died from her injuries, and the suspect was taken into custody. This is an ongoing investigation.

At about 3:50 p.m. Sunday, officers were sent to the 2400 block of North 28th Street to check on an unresponsive subject sitting in a car. Upon arrival, an officer discovered the 38-year-old man had been shot multiple times and died from his injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

At about 4:40 p.m. Sunday, a 35-year-old shooting victim walked into a local hospital, seeking treatment for his injuries. At about 4 p.m., the man said he was walking in the area of 1600 West Lincoln Avenue when he heard several gunshots coming from an unknown location. The victim realized he was shot. He was brought to the hospital and treated for a non-life threatening gunshot injury.

At about 8:10 p.m. Saturday, several patrons were involved in a fight inside the Miramar Theatre, 2844 N. Oakland, during a concert. As patrons exited the venue, an unknown suspect began to fire gunshots into the crowd. Three people were struck by the gunfire including a 25-year-old man and two 20-year-old women. Each victim was brought to local hospitals and treated for non-life threatening injuries. MPD is searching for a suspect.

At about 2:25 a.m. Sunday, Milwaukee Police responded to the report of a shooting in the 3300 block of North 12th Street. Two 17-year-old male victims had non-fatal gunshot wounds and were brought to local hospitals by the Milwaukee Fire Department. The investigation is ongoing.

At about 2:50 a.m. Sunday, a shooting was reported near 9th and Ring. Officers found a 32-year-old man who sustained a serious gunshot wound. The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was shot while seated in a vehicle that crashed into a fence. The Milwaukee Fire Department transported the victim to a local hospital.