17-year-old boy shot, killed near 68th and Hope, on eve of 18th birthday

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating after a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed near North 68th Street and West Hope Avenue.

The shooting occurred around 2:30 p.m. Saturday, September 30th.

Police have identified the victim as Christopher Beamon. They said the shooting happened during an apparent fight. Beamon died at the hospital, one day before his 18th birthday.

MPD continues to investigate a motive and search for suspect(s).


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