Milwaukee Averages A Shooting Every 5 Hours Over Thanksgiving – IOTW Report

Milwaukee Averages A Shooting Every 5 Hours Over Thanksgiving


At least 13 people were shot in 12 different shootings during a 60 hour period in Milwaukee over the holiday weekend.

It started with two homicides which happened within five minutes of each other on Wednesday night.

The first homicide happened at 5:25 p.m. near West Lisbon Avenue and North Sherman Boulevard. A 33-year-old man was shot and killed during a robbery.

Five minutes later, a second fatal shooting happened near West Wright Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. A 29-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The other fatal shooting happened around 9:05 a.m. on Friday, November 26th. Milwaukee police say shots were fired into a home near 13th and Albert, killing a 19-year-old who was inside.

On average, there was a shooting every five hours between 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 5:30 a.m. Saturday. More

18 Comments on Milwaukee Averages A Shooting Every 5 Hours Over Thanksgiving

  1. Those are rookie numbers, you’ve got to pump those numbers up!

  2. Didn’t realize Milwaukee was crawlin with Amish …

    mortem tyrannis
    izlamo delenda est …

  3. Meanwhile stores held an unprecedented 100% off BLACK Friday sale…

  4. Looks like a 4-way race: Milwaukee, Chicago, Detroit, NYC. Maybe we should start a pool

  5. Damn, you know you’re getting old when you can remember back to the good old days when it was purse snatching.

  6. A murder on Martin Luther King Boulevard? No way.

  7. Well, at least nobody got run over by a red SUV…

  8. [edit]
    Its non-white Friday, not Black Friday

  9. Okay, so yeah. Me and the boys took a drive-by tour.

    Seriously, We thought it was legal the way they carry on.

  10. “100% off BLACK Friday sale” -TRF

    Stores full of dindu nuffin’s dressed in black being oppressed by white supremacist, male owners.

  11. RogerF NOVEMBER 28, 2021 AT 3:28 PM

    My money would be on Shitcago.

  12. A small percentage of the population is destroying the country. To be honest, they’re not worth the bother.

  13. How many of these perpetrators didn’t grow up with a nuclear family and have not formed a family themselves?

    I ask because if you’re involved in shootings during Thanksgiving I have to wonder if they had any family commitments to keep them at home and off the streets.

  14. Taking a tip from Chi-town
    And culling the streets of Milwaukee one perp at a time.


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