Violent Labor Day evening: Police say three shot & injured in separate incidents
MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee police say a woman suffered a graze wound in a shooting incident that occurred near Sherman Boulevard and North Avenue on Monday evening, September 1st.
It happened around 5:15 p.m.
Police say a 59-year-old Milwaukee woman was sitting on her porch when she was struck by a bullet fired from about a half-block away, by unknown suspects.
Police say this woman wasn't the intended target.
She was taken to the hospital -- and is expected to survive.
Police are investigating a second shooting, in which a man suffered a graze wound to his leg. He is expected to survive.
This happened near the intersection of N. 60th and Clarke Street around 7:00 p.m.
Police say unknown suspects entered a home and demanded money from the victim at gunpoint. When leaving, one of the suspects fired at the victim, causing a minor graze wound.
The 37-year-old Milwaukee man was taken to the hospital. He is expected to survive.
Police say a third shooting occurred shortly before 8:00 p.m. Monday in the 4600 block of N. 29th Street.
Police say a 31-year-old Milwaukee man was standing on a front porch when he heard shots and then realized he had been shot.
He was taken to the hospital, and is expected to survive.
Police say no one is in custody in connection with any of these incidents.