Man, 4-year-old boy shot, injured in unrelated incidents

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee police are investigating two unrelated shootings that occurred Tuesday night, April 30th.

The first incident occurred near N. 36th and W. Garfield at 8:50 p.m. According to officials, a 56-year-old man suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound while at a family barbeque. The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The suspect, who was not at the gathering, fled the scene on foot.

The second incident occurred near N. 40th and Chambers around 10:14 p.m. According to police, a 4-year-old child suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound while playing with his siblings on the sidewalk in front of their home.

The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction following the incident.

No additional details have been released at this time.

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