1 dead, 6 others shot including 3 teens within 10 hours in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE - Seven people, including three teenagers as young as 14 years old, were shot within a period of 10 hours Monday night and Tuesday morning.
TODAY'S TMJ4 reports that one person was shot and killed near the corner of North 28th and West Wells Street. That shooting happened after 4:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's office confirmed they were heading to the scene, but did not release any information on the gender or age of the victim.
Milwaukee Police said that three people, including two teenagers, were shot in an incident at about 2:00 a.m. in front of a home near the corner of South 23rd and West Orchard Streets.
Someone shot a 14-year-old girl in the knee, while a 19-year-old woman was shot in her right leg and a 23-year-old man had a gunshot wound to his left shoulder. They are all expected to survive.
Another shooting involving a teenage victim happened at about midnight, near the corner of North 23rd and West Locust Streets.
According to police, one victim, 16, was shot in the foot. Another man, 21, was shot in the leg. Their injuries were not life-threatening.
Police said they were told to leave a house party along with several others.
Authorities also said that at about 6:00 p.m., someone shot a 28-year-old man in the leg after a fight near the corner of North Buffum Street and East Auer Avenue. He was expected to recover.
Police did not give any initial word on suspects or motives in these shootings.