Milwaukee shooting; woman wounded near 24th and Townsend, man arrested

An 18-year-old Milwaukee woman was shot and wounded near 24th and Townsend on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 21. 

Officials say the shooting happened just after noon. Officials say one person was handling a firearm when it discharged and struck the victim.

An 18-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested. 

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Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.