MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating five shootings that happened between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, June 12.
Among those injured was a 9-year-old boy. Shots were also fired at a police officer, but no one was injured in that incident.
7th and Keefe
The first incident happened around 12:55 p.m. Friday, June 11. The victim, an 18-year-old Milwaukee man, sustained a serious but non-life-threatening injury and was transported to a local hospital.
20th and Kimberly
Around 10:15 p.m. Friday, a 20-year-old South Milwaukee woman was shot on Milwaukee's south side. She ustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital.
40th and Center
A 9-year-old sustained a minor injury, shot shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Friday. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.
39th and Garfield
Shots were fired at an officer around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday. The police sergeant, who has 16 years of experience with the department, was not injured.
A 31-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested. Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.
13th and Atkinson
A fifth shooting left two people wounded just after 8 a.m. on Saturday.
The victims, a 32-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were treated at the hospital.
The circumstances leading up to these shootings are under investigation. Police continue to seek unknown suspects in four of the cases.
Anyone with any additional 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.
In addition to the shootings listed above, Milwaukee police responded to an additional non-fatal shooting near 55th and Clarke on Friday morning. There were also fatal shootings near 37th and Hopkins and on Water Street on Saturday morning.
In total, the shootings amount to eight within 24 hours – including two deaths and six people injured.