Milwaukee shootings: 5 injured Friday in separate incidents

Milwaukee Police Department

The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating five separate shootings that happened Friday, Sept. 3.

Five people, including two children, were injured. All of the victims are from Milwaukee, according to police.

41st & North

Police said a 17-year-old boy was shot shortly after midnight. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. What led to the shooting is under investigation.

70th & Glenbrook

A 21-year-old Milwaukee man was shot around 8:30 a.m. – the result of a robbery regarding an online private purchase, according to police. He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. 

MPD reminds the public that Milwaukee Police Districts have online purchase safe zones and encourage the community to use these safe zones for their private transactions.

27th & Kilbourn

Around 11 a.m., police said a 20-year-old woman was shot during an apparent robbery. She was taken to the hospital with non-fatal injuries.

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60th & Townsend

A 7-year-old boy grabbed a gun and accidentally shot himself around 1:20 p.m. His injuries were non-fatal and he went to the hospital for treatment.

The incident is under investigation. MPD reminds the public to keep firearms locked with a gunlock and secured in an area out of the reach of children. If anyone needs a gunlock, contact your local police district to check the availability of free gunlocks.

Hopkins & Villard

Around 4 p.m., a 43-year-old woman was shot. She arrived at a hospital with non-fatal injuries. What led to the shootings is under investigation.

MPD seeks suspects, info

The Milwaukee Police Department is searching for unknown suspects in each of the three shootings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360; to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS or use the P3 tips app.

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