Milwaukee Averages A Shooting Every 5 Hours Over Thanksgiving

WTMJ

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

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

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  2. “100% off BLACK Friday sale” -TRF

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

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  3. 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.

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