Milwaukee shooting: Boy killed, 5 women wounded
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee shooting left a 15-year-old boy dead and five women wounded late Monday night, March 20.
Lights from police and paramedics flashed near 15th and Concordia – illuminating a scene of sadness – around 11:30 p.m. Police are searching for a shooter and a motive, while the boy's family wants the killer caught.
"When is all this going to stop?" said Larry Middleman, who lives nearby. "When something happens like that I’m not surprised."
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Surveillance shows a woman running and others scrambling before police arrived.
"It was multiple rounds. I don’t know if they were going back and forth with each other or what," a neighbor said. FOX6 News is not identifying her for her family's safety.
14th and Concordia shooting, Milwaukee
Family identified the 15-year-old as Davion Patterson. A report states he died in the street. His mother told FOX6 News he was a good kid with a warm heart.
"This neighborhood needs more police protection," said Linda Middleman.
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The five women – two 22-year-olds from Milwaukee, a 21-year-old, a 19-year-old and an 18-year-old – were taken to the hospital for treatment. Police said they are expected to be OK.
"It’s been happening every night. Shooting. Shooting. Shooting. Young kids. And it’s really sad, and I think something should be done about this," Linda said. "Something has to be done, so the kids don’t get hurt."
Anyone with information is asked to call MPD at 414-935-7360; to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS or use the P3 tips app.