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Third 14-year-old shot this past week in Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Milwaukee police are trying to identify a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Japhet Moore was the third 14-year-old shot this past week.  According to Police Chief Ed Flynn, eight people were shot in five incidents over 24 hours and 12 people were shot over the past seven days.

Moore was shot on July 26th.  A 15-year-old boy and 22-year-old woman were seriously injured by the shootings, but are likely to survive.

Flynn says there are too many guns, drugs, and gangs in Milwaukee.

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