MILWAUKEE (WKOW) – Mayor Tom Barrett and Police Chief Edward Flynn say additional police officers will be on patrol in problem parts of the city after two more people were killed in Milwaukee this past week.
Since last Friday, there have been at least five homicides, plus two other victims shot during robberies who have been declared brain dead. Authorities say the city has been hit with 20 shootings this past week and many have occurred in daylight.
Police say a 26-year-old man was shot about 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday after a quarrel. Police say the assailants left the area and then returned, shooting the victim.
Police said another fatal shooting occurred late Wednesday but they didn't provide any additional details on the second shooting.
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