The latest Milwaukee homicide happened on early Saturday along S. Cesar E. Chavez Dr. raising the murder rate to 101 people reported killed in the city.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
August 22, 2015
Milwaukee, WI – On Saturday, a victim was reported shot around 1:55 a.m. in the 1500 block of W. Scott Street after an altercation with several suspects outside a corner tavern. The 35-year-man got into his vehicle and attempted to run over two men. One of the men shot and struck the driver, but the driver left the scene. He later crashed at the 700 block of S. Cesar E. Chavez Drive and W. National Ave. The driver apparently died from a gun shot wound and crashed. Police continue the homicide investigation. Saturday’s Southside homicide raised the Milwaukee reported homicides to 101.
On Friday, police reported that a 35-year-old man was fatally shot around 6:55 p.m. in an alley after an altercation with 3 to 5 men at the 1400 block of S. 31st Street. The victim died at the scene.
Police released the following information, “The suspects are described as Hispanic males who fled in a older white SUV-style vehicle with a partial plate of 737.” No suspects have been arrested.
Friday’s reported murder was the 100th homicide in the city.
Last Sunday, two women ages 34, and 29, were reported shot at 2:00 a.m. outside Mango’s Tropical-n-Grill, 721 S. Cesar E. Chavez Dr. after a fight broke inside.
One of the women, Reina Mae Pavlik is recovering from a gunshot wound and the second victim suffered a non-life-threatening wound as well. Both women were not the intended targets, according to police.