Milwaukee shootings Tuesday; person fired gun, ran from police

The Milwaukee Police Department is looking for a person they exchanged gunfire with near 15th and Hopkins on Tuesday, July 9.

Shortly before 7:30 p.m., MPD detectives said they observed an individual pointing a handgun at another person.

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Law enforcement confronted the armed individual while identifying themselves as police when the armed individual and MPD exchanged gunfire. 

Scene near 15th and Hopkins

MPD said it did not appear anyone was struck by gunfire.

The armed individual fled the scene on foot.

Scene near 15th and Hopkins

The investigation is ongoing and police continue to seek a known suspect.

Other shootings

Three people were also injured in different shootings in Milwaukee on Tuesday.

38th and Capitol

The shooting happened shortly before 6 p.m.

An 18-year-old victim was driving westbound on Capitol when gunshots were fired at them. The victim sustained a non-fatal gunshot injury. Additionally, a 15-year-old passenger in the vehicle also sustained non-fatal injuries.

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The two arrived at the hospital and are expected to survive.

Police said the circumstances leading up to the shooting are under investigation. However, it appears to be related to a road rage incident. Police continue to seek persons of interest.

18th and North

It happened around 2:45 a.m. Police say the 24-year-old victim suffered a non-fatal gunshot injury and arrived at the hospital for treatment. 

Milwaukee shooting, 18th and North

The circumstances leading up to the shooting are under investigation. However, it appears to be robbery related. No arrests have been made.

MPD investigates

Anyone with any information regarding these incidents is asked to contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 414-224-Tips or P3 Tips.