The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a non-life threatening shooting that occurred on the 2400 block of N. 18th Street, at about 6:30 pm. A suspect approached a 61 y/o male and announced a robbery. The 61 y/o male refused to comply with the suspect’s demands, at which time the suspect shot the man. The victim was treated on the scene and transported to a local hospital.
At about 10:00 pm, officers were responding to the area of 44th and Hadley to assist other officers with the arrest of an individual. While responding to the scene, a squad car collided with a citizen’s car that was being driven in the area of 44th and Locust. Factors leading up to the accident are still being investigated.
Two Milwaukee Police Officers, a 25 y/o male with over 5 years of service and a 24 y/o male also with over 5 years of service, received minor injuries from the accident. They were both conveyed to a local hospital for medical evaluation and were released after being treated.
The citizen, a 44 y/o male, was injured from the accident; he was conveyed to a local hospital and is being treated for his injuries.