Two Dead in Fatal Shooting on Milwaukee’s South Side: Police Still Searching for Suspect

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Tragedy struck on Milwaukee’s south side late Saturday night as two individuals lost their lives in a shooting incident. The Milwaukee Police Department reported that the shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. on May 18 near South 14th Street and West Halsey Avenue. One victim passed away at the scene, while the other was pronounced dead at the hospital from their injuries.

As of Sunday morning, the identities of the victims remain unknown. A neighbor disclosed to local news that a group of individuals were gathered outside drinking just moments before the gunfire erupted. Witness Akhbar Yaakob-Kahn recounted hearing three consecutive gunshots, describing the shooter as a man wearing a red sweatshirt who fled on foot from the scene.

Law enforcement officials in Milwaukee are actively seeking those responsible for the tragic incident. They urge anyone with information to reach out to the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360. For individuals preferring to remain anonymous, they can contact Crime Stoppers at 414-224-Tips or utilize the P3 Tips app for reporting.

The community mourns the loss of the two individuals and hopes for swift justice in the investigation. The incident serves as a reminder of the ongoing challenges faced in curbing gun violence in various neighborhoods. Milwaukee residents are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to authorities promptly.

Efforts to address violence in the community are ongoing, with local organizations and officials working collaboratively to provide resources and support to those affected by such tragic events. The incident underscores the importance of community engagement and cooperation in promoting safety and preventing further acts of violence in the city. As the investigation unfolds, authorities will continue to search for leads and work towards bringing closure to the victims’ families.