Attorney Michael Hupy Announces $25,000 Reward in Child Shooting Case
On August 9, 2015, a 10-year-old boy was struck in the thigh by a bullet while sleeping in his bed near 20th and Lapham.
Milwaukee, WI – (September 11, 2015) At a press conference Thursday, September 10, Attorney Michael Hupy of Hupy and Abraham, S.C. announced that he is offering a $25,000 reward to the first person to provide authorities with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who fired the shot that injured a 10-year-old boy last month.
On August 9, 2015, a 10-year-old boy was struck in the thigh by a bullet while sleeping in his bed near 20th and Lapham. The bullet came from a gunfight on the street. The child was taken to Children’s Hospital for treatment and has since been released. The Milwaukee Police Department is seeking help from the public for leads toward finding the responsible party.
Earlier this year, Attorney Hupy offered a $25,000 reward for information about the perpetrator in the Laylah Petersen case, after a shooting resulted in the 5-year-old’s death while in her home sitting on her grandfather’s lap.
Anyone with information regarding this case can call 414-935-7360.
Hupy and Abraham, S.C.
Founded in 1969 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, personal injury law firm Hupy and Abraham, S.C. has a proven record of success with large settlements in serious cases, collecting $100s of millions for more than 60,000 satisfied clients. The firm has a long-established reputation of providing sound legal representation to accident victims, securing fair compensation for its clients and giving back to the community.
With 11 offices located in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa, the law firm handles personal injury cases including car accidents, motorcycle accidents, wrongful death, pharmaceutical and medical device class actions and nursing home neglect and abuse cases.
The firm’s 21 experienced attorneys are committed to going above and beyond the call of duty for their clients by tirelessly representing them to the best of their ability while being involved in the local community — from raising funds for local charities to participating in safety and accident prevention initiatives. In the past three years, the firm has donated more than $500,000 to more than 100 worthwhile causes.
Hupy and Abraham, S.C. has received top ratings from a number of national professional organizations for many years and was voted Best Personal Injury Lawyers in 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011 and voted Best Personal Injury Law Firm in 2014, 2013 and 2012 in another popular poll, and named Best Law Firm in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s 2015 Top Choice Award. In 2015, the firm was named a Webby Award Honoree in the Best Law Website category.
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