Over the past weekend, Milwaukee was rocked by a series of three separate shootings that occurred within close proximity of each other. The violent incidents resulted in one fatality and left thirteen others injured, according to local law enforcement.
The most severe of these incidents took place on Sunday evening near the intersection of 13th and Mitchell streets. Four individuals were critically injured and rushed to the hospital. The victims, a 29-year-old woman, a 19-year-old man, a 22-year-old man, and a 26-year-old man, all sustained serious injuries. A 22-year-old male suspect was apprehended by the police, with charges currently pending.
In another incident, a 56-year-old man from Milwaukee was killed in a shooting that occurred just a few blocks away, near 16th and Bruce streets. The incident took place a little over an hour after the first shooting. The perpetrator of this fatal shooting remains at large, according to the police.
The third shooting, which happened near 14th and Burnham streets, was a mass shooting that injured nine people. The victims, six males and three females, ranged in age from 16 to 42. Despite the severity of the incident, all victims are expected to survive their injuries. A 22-year-old man from Milwaukee was arrested in connection with this incident, and a firearm was recovered at the scene.
The motives behind these shootings remain unclear, as the police have yet to release any information regarding this aspect of their investigations.