The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a double shooting that resulted in one fatality and one non-fatal injury. The shooting happened on July 9 around 10:55 p.m. in the 2700 block of N. 7th Street. The initial investigation reveals that families from two separate houses became involved in a dispute. The dispute quickly escalated into a physical fight. During the fight a suspect pulled a gun and fired several gunshots. A 46-year-old man was struck by the gunfire and died from his injuries. A 13-year-old female was also struck by gunfire. She was conveyed to a local hospital where she was treated for a non-life threatening injury. MPD continues to search for a suspect(s).
UPDATE (7/11/16 at 9:45 a.m.): An adult male suspect has been taken into custody and charges are pending at the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.