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MPD Investigating Several Unrelated Non-Fatal Shootings on May 19

The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating several non-fatal shootings that appear to be unrelated on May 19:

At about 7:00 a.m., MPD officers responded to the 6900 block of W. Florist Avenue to investigate a non-fatal shooting. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 24-year-old male, was involved in a domestic dispute when the dispute escalated into gunfire. The victim received a non-fatal gunshot wound and was conveyed to a local hospital. He is expected to survive his injuries.

At about 5:20 p.m., MPD officers responded to the 3400 block of N. 37th Street for a report of a shooting. Officers discovered that two separate groups of people had been physically fighting off and on throughout the day.  A fight again erupted; during this incident and a suspect retrieved a firearm and fired several gunshots into the crowd. A 23-year-old male was struck by the gunfire. He was conveyed to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

At about 9:30 p.m., MPD officers were called to the scene of a non-fatal shooting located in the 4800 block of N. 37th Street. Known associates became involved in an argument over shared property. During the argument, the suspect armed himself with a gun and shot the victim. The victim, a 32-year-old male, received a non-fatal gunshot wound and is expected to survive. MPD is seeking a known suspect in the incident.

At about 11:05 p.m., two shooting victims arrived separately at a local hospital. The first victim, a 22-year-old male, states that he was driving past the scene of an accident in the area of W. Hampton Avenue and W. Fond Du Lac Avenue when gunshots were fired by an unknown subject, for an unknown reason.  The second victim, a 20-year-old male, stated that he was walking in an unknown area when a suspect attempted to rob him. The victim states that he was shot during the robbery.  Both shooting victims are expected to survive. MPD continues to investigate this incident to confirm the circumstances and location of the shooting.

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