Farwell & Lafayette shooting: Woman critically injured, 1 dead

Police scene near Farwell and Lafayette

The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened on the city's east side Saturday, June 12.

Police said the shooting happened near Farwell and Lafayette around 6:15 p.m. The victim, a 21-year-old Milwaukee woman, sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The circumstances that led to the shooting remain under investigation.

Police said the suspect, a 25-year-old Milwaukee man, sustained a fatal self-inflicted gunshot wound at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS or the P3 Tips app.

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