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Three teens arrested following shooting near 54th and Melvina

Milwaukee Police
Posted at 9:38 AM, Jun 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-02 10:43:13-04

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police said three teens were arrested Wednesday night after a shooting and police chase.

Officials responded to the area near 54th and Melvina around 6:30 p.m. for reports of a shooting. When officers arrived, they saw a suspect vehicle leaving the scene and chased it down.

The vehicle was stopped near 35th and Melvina, where a 14-year-old boy, 15-year-old boy, and a 17-year-old girl were taken into custody. Police said they recovered a firearm, and a 19-year-old was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Milwaukee police said the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office is reviewing the case.

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