Milwaukee police investigate nine shootings overnight – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

One person died and nine others were injured in nine separate shootings overnight in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee police have not yet arrested anyone in any of the shootings.
One shooting that left a 32-year-old man dead and a 29-year-old man injured occurred about 1 a.m. Sunday in the 5100 block of North 76th Street, police said in a news release.
The injured man is expected to survive, police said.
Five nonfatal shootings occurred Saturday night in just over an hour’s time. All are expected to survive.
Then, at about 11:50 p.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the 1500 block of West Washington Street.
Less than hour later, about 12:50 a.m., a 40-year-old man was shot in the 800 block of South 22nd Street.
And just before 5 a.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in the 3400 block of North Holton Street.
Police did not say what led to any of the shootings. They asked anyone with information to call 414-935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 414-224-Tips or use the P3 Tips app.
Milwaukee continues to face surging gun violence. Homicides are up 32% compared to this time last year, when the city broke its homicide record for the second year in a row.
Nonfatal shootings are down 3% compared to this time last year, but they’re up 27% compared to 2020.
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