Police: 24-year-old man shot, injured while driving a vehicle near 12th and Walnut

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that occurred near N. 12th Street and Walnut Street in Milwaukee on Tuesday evening, July 14th.

It happened just minutes before 7:00 p.m.

Police say a 24-year-old man was shot and injured while driving a vehicle in the area. He was taken to the hospital, but it is believed he will survive.

We're told the vehicle the man was driving was involved in a traffic accident with another vehicle. It is unclear exactly what time the victim was shot.

Police say there is no indication the other driver was involved in the shooting.

Investigators are looking into the possibility the shooting might have been unintentionally inflicted by a passenger riding with the victim -- who fled from the victim's vehicle prior to the arrival of police.

No one is in custody.