MILWAUKEE (WTAQ) - Milwaukee Police are investigating the city’s eighth shooting death since August 2nd.
A 27-year-old man was killed about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday on the city’s southwest side.
An officer was on patrol when he heard gunshots. He and other officers found the victim lying on a sidewalk a short time later. There was no immediate word on a possible motive or suspects.
Meanwhile, police said 4 other people were shot and wounded in Milwaukee from 9 p.m. Tuesday until 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. Two of them were shot during robbery attempts.
Close to 30 people have been shot in Milwaukee so far this month.