Bay View homicide: Milwaukee man shot, killed
MILWAUKEE - Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened around 10:25 a.m. near Howell and Smith in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood.
The victim is a 58-year-old Jessie Marshall from Milwaukee, the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner announced Monday, April 11.
"It’s really sad. He’s quiet to himself, you’d see him walk his dog. Nice neighbor," said Tanya Plevak who lives nearby.
Neighbors tried to help...
"There was a lady with a man and a dog walking up, and she was screaming, went into the QP and she said to ‘call 911 my phone’s not working,’" she said.
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Investigators are still trying to piece together what happened, so they're not saying much. But neighbors say they saw commotion around a car.
Police presence at Howell and Smith in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood
"You could see that the glass is blown out in the driver's door," said Plevak. "It's getting pretty dangerous around here. There are high-speed chases that go on right here. And accidents all the time on the corner of KK and Lincoln. A lot of people are getting shot."
FOX6 checked with MPD. Their data shows at this time last year, there was one crash in the neighborhood, compared to five so far this year. There were no shootings in the area at this point in 2021.
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This is the neighborhood's first shooting of 2022.
For the people left with the aftermath...
"It’s pretty sad, the violence going on," Plevak said.
Police continue to seek unknown suspects.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7232 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS or P3 Tips App.