MILWAUKEE (UPDATE) – Milwaukee Police are investigating two separate shooting incidents during the NBA Finals celebration early Wednesday morning.
Police said a 19-year-old Milwaukee woman and a 32-year-old Milwaukee man were injured in a shooting near N. Water St. and W. Juneau St. at around 12:40 a.m. injuries.
The circumstances that led to the shooting are being investigated and police have taken a suspect into custody.
At around the same time, a 22-year-old man was dropped off at the local hospital for a shooting incident near N. Water and W. Knapp streets.
CBS 58 spoke to two fans who were partying on Water last night but say they left before the shooting.
They say that’s not the way fans expected their nights to end or the news they wanted to hear this morning.
“It’s just sad that this has happened. As a city we just need to be a little better. Nothing like this should happen. We’re all here for the same reasons,” said fan David Rosengarten.
“I’ve been going down Water Street, Brady Street for several years and it was totally surprising. Totally caught off guard, and even more surprising because the city is in a good mood and we just won a championship,” fan Laron said. . Burnett.
The circumstances that led to the shooting are being investigated and the police also have a suspect in custody.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS or P3 Tips App to remain anonymous.
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Our reporters were at the scene in the early hours of Wednesday morning as a series of gunshots rang out near Water Street and people began to flee the area.
Milwaukee Police confirm that one person was injured and located at the scene, and a second victim arrived at an area hospital with a gunshot wound.
Police apprehended a suspect at the scene due to allegedly related fighting in the area.
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