The Milwaukee Police are investigating a homicide that happened around 4:55 a.m. on January 1 at Dee’s Elegance Nightclub located in the 7400 block of W. Villard Avenue. The 37-year-old male victim was shot inside the club after an altercation with at least two actors who fled after the shooting. The victim died on scene despite lifesaving efforts of Milwaukee Police and Fire personnel. Our investigation into this incident is ongoing.
UPDATE (1/3/17 at 10:00 a.m.): MPD has arrested two suspects, a 31-year-old man and a 34-year-old man, in connection with this crime. This case will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.