Police: 19-year-old man shot, injured near 45th & Chambers during drug deal

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that occurred near 45th and Chambers Monday, September 7th.

Police say a 19-year-old man from Milwaukee was shot around 5:45 p.m. during a drug transaction with a known suspect.

After the shooting the suspect was observed by officers fleeing the scene in a vehicle. The suspect was stopped and arrested a short distance from the scene.

A pistol believed to have been used in the shooting and a large amount of drugs were recovered from the suspect’s vehicle.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for what is believed to be a non-life threatening injury.

Police say their investigation is ongoing.