Fatal shooting near 26th and Burleigh, 18-year-old woman dead

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened near 26th and Burleigh around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, July 4.

The victim, an 18-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police confirmed late Monday morning that this homicide is related to the Amber Alert of a Milwaukee toddler that was issued for a toddler earlier in the day. The baby has since been located safe.

A person of interest is being sought and the circumstances of the shooting are still under investigation. 

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.

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