Milwaukee Police are investigating a shooting that happened around 8:30 p.m. on May 5 in the 1500 block of W. Meinecke Avenue. A 9-year-old girl suffered critical injuries when she was struck by a bullet that was fired from outside her home. The child continues to receive medical treatment at a local hospital. MPD is currently working to identify suspects.
UPDATE (5/17/16 at 8:05 a.m.): The 9-year-old victim from the May 5 shooting in the 1500 block of W. Meinecke Avenue died from her injuries on May 16. She is identified as Zalayia N. Jenkins (B/F, 5/17/2006). MPD continues to search for the suspect(s) responsible. Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.