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Two children shot near 40th and Lloyd, house set on fire

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Posted at 7:01 PM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 20:17:04-04

An intense scene unfolded near 40th & Lloyd Tuesday night following the weekend disappearance of two teenage girls.

A large crowd gathered outside of a home searching for 13-year-old Gilbreana Perkins and her 15-year-old sister Tydrianna on Tuesday afternoon, according to witnesses. The two were reported missing to Milwaukee Police in the last several days.

Witnesses said that a relative decided to search for the girls in the area after becoming upset with the response of investigators.

The Milwaukee Police Department said that a 14-year-old boy and 14-year-old girl were shot near the 4100 block of W. Lloyd Street about 5:24 p.m. The two sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

As unsettled members of the community faced off with law enforcement, the home was eventually set on fire becoming fully engulfed in flames. The circumstances leading up to the shooting are under investigation. No suspects have been arrested. Anyone with any information is asked to call Milwaukee Police or click here to submit an anonymous tip to investigators.

This is a developing story. Stay with TMJ4 News for further updates.

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