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Two men shot, one dead potentially over drug dispute

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Posted at 4:17 PM, Jan 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-19 17:17:27-05

MILWAUKEE — Two men were shot in the 1300 block of N. 40th St. on Saturday, potentially because of a drug dispute, according to police.

At approximately 5:43 p.m., Milwaukee police responded to a report of a double shooting at an apartment complex.

When police arrived, they found a 43-year-old male with a fatal gunshot wound, and a 40-year-old male who was suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

The 43-year-old was pronounced dead on the scene, and the 40-year-old was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

According to police, the preliminary investigation shows the shooting may have been a result of a drug dispute. Police are working to identify the suspects.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360 or the Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

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