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5 shots fired at candlelight vigil for 16-year-old homicide victim


Updated: 5:23 am September 14, 2021

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Five people were injured during a vigil for the 16-year-old Milwaukee boy who died near Sherman and Burleigh on Monday evening, September 13.

The vigil was held at the same location around 7:50 p.m. Monday night, according to the Milwaukee Police Department.

Two 15-year-old Milwaukee girls, a 64-year-old Milwaukee man, a 30-year-old Milwaukee man, and a 35-year-old Milwaukee man all sustained non-fatal gunshot wounds.

Victims are treated for their injuries at local hospitals.

The circumstances of the shooting are under investigation. Milwaukee Police continue to search for additional unknown suspects.

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) – The Milwaukee Fire Department said it responded to a reported shooting near Sherman and Burleigh on Monday evening, September 13.

Officials say they were called to the scene around 8:05 p.m., after three people were killed.

First responders transported one person to Froedtert and another to Children’s Wisconsin.

A third gunshot victim was not located.

The shooting happened near a vigil for a 16-year-old boy shot in the same location earlier Monday morning.

This is a developing story. Stick with CBS 58 for live and online updates.