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A shooting in Milwaukee leads to multiple injuries after the Bucks playoff game

None of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening. None of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening. |  Photo: WDIO, File

Associated Press
Updated: May 14, 2022 10:28 AM
Created: May 14, 2022 10:26 AM

MILWAUKEE - Authorities say 20 people were injured in two shootings in downtown Milwaukee near an entertainment district where thousands of people were watching the Bucks play the Celtics in the NBA’s Eastern Conference semifinals. None of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening.

The first shooting Friday night, involving three victims, occurred adjacent to the Deer District - an entertainment district with numerous bars and restaurants. The Milwaukee Fire Department said authorities took two people to a hospital, a 30-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl, and a third person drove to a hospital. Police said a 29-year-old man is in custody. The second shooting involving 17 victims occurred about two hours later and several blocks away.

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