Police busy investigating violence beginning Saturday evening
MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee police were busy investigating violence beginning early Saturday evening, April 6th.
Police say a 58-year-old Milwaukee man suffered multiple stab wounds near the 700 block of W. Madison Avenue.
Police say a 19-year-old man was taken into custody.
Police say a 35-year-old Beloit man was shot near the 7600 block of W. Wabash Court around 4:00 p.m.
The man was taken to the hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. The man reportedly suffered a gunshot wound to the head.
Police say the investigation continues.
Police say a 35-year-old Milwaukee man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the stomach near the 4400 block of N. 41st Street around 5:30 p.m.
The man was taken to the hospital and was listed in stable condition.
Police were investigating a shots fired complaint in the 2800 block of N. 19th Street at approximately 5:00 pm.
During the investigation a citizen witness provided officers with a description of the suspect they observed shooting a handgun.
The officers located a subject matching that description behind a house in the 2800 block of N. 19th Street. Officers ordered the suspect to stop, but he fled into the house.
The officers located casings behind the house along with what appeared to be a bullet hole into the side of the residence that the suspect had fled.
Members of the Tactical Enforcement Unit along with negotiators were called to the scene.
Negotiators were able to get the suspect, a 29-year-old Milwaukee man to peacefully surrender. The firearm believed to have been used in the shots fired was recovered from inside the home. The suspect was placed under arrest for Endangering Safety by Use of a Dangerous Weapon.
There was a large crowd watching this police operation -- two members of the crowd were detained by police but were not placed under arrest and will not face any charges.