A 23-year-old man who was fatally shot near the 1700 block of W. Mineral St. was not the intended target.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
March 9, 2015
Milwaukee, WI – On Monday, police responded to the 1700 block of W. Mineral St. after shots were reported fired. Police confirmed that a 23-year–old man was fatally shot during an altercation around 4:15 p.m.
The victim was identified as Rumeal Ray Meatheney, 23, aka, “Melly Mel” from Milwaukee. The alleged murder suspect was identified as Chris P. Klean, 34, whose real name is Robbie L. Fields from California and is now wanted by police in connection with Meatheney’s homicide.
Klean got into an argument and altercation with his brother-in-law, but fatally shot Meatheney instead during the incident.
Meatheney is survived by a son, his sister, Robyn Meatheney, his brother, Robert Meatheney and father, Louis. Meatheney’s mother passed away in 2009.
Funeral services for Rumeal Meatheney:
Viewing to be held on Sunday, March 15 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home, 4803 W. Burleigh in Milwaukee, WI
Funeral will be held on Monday, March 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Christian Fellowship Community Church, 2176 N. 39th St.