Police investigate two separate shooting incidents

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that occurred early Saturday morning, July 20th.

The first shooting incident occurred in the 3500 block of N. 6th Street at approximately 2 a.m. The victim, a 21-year-old man, suffered a non-life threatening gun shot wound and is being treated at a local hospital.

According to police, the victim was a passenger in a vehicle that was squealing its tires and producing a significant amount of noise and smoke, when he realized he was shot.

No suspects are in custody at this time and the investigation continues.

The second shooting incident occurred around 2:50 a.m. in the 1700 block of W. Arrow.

According to officials, a 32-year-old man sustained non-life threatening injuries following an altercation with a 31-year-old male suspect. Police say the altercation began after the 31-year-old suspect approached the victim and several of his friends on a bicycle, called them derogatory names and then fired shots from a handgun.

Following the incident, the victim and his friends chased the suspect and a fight ensued. During the fight, the 32-year-old man was shot.

The shooting victim is being treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The suspect remained at the scene and is being treated for injuries from the fight.

This investigation is on going.