Police: 3 shot, wounded in separate incidents in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that happened Tuesday, Jan. 5 and Wednesday, Jan. 6. Three people were wounded as a result of the shootings. 

The first shooting happened around 5:37 p.m. Tuesday near 38th and Meinecke. The victim, a 44-year-old Milwaukee woman, sustained a serious gunshot wound to her leg.

A responding Milwaukee Police Officer applied a tourniquet to the victim’s leg and she was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

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The investigation into the circumstances is still ongoing.

The second shooting happened near 60th and Congress around 2 a.m. Wednesday. According to police, one victim, a 49-year-old Milwaukee man, sustained a serious gunshot wound to his leg. A 26-year-old Milwaukee woman received a gunshot wound to her back.

Both victims are being treated for their injuries at local hospitals. The investigation into the circumstances is still ongoing.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS or P3 Tips App.


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