MPD Arrests Suspect Regarding the Shooting of a Housing Authority Employee
MILWAUKEE, WI – On November 3, 2021, the Milwaukee Police Department arrested a 16-year-old male in connection to the shooting of a Housing Authority employee. The shooting occurred on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, on the 5000 block of N. 48th Street. The victim was in her vehicle when the masked suspect approached with a rifle and tapped on the window. The victim feared for her safety and accelerated away, when the suspect fired several shots into her vehicle. The victim was struck in her arm by the gunfire. She sustained non-fatal injuries.
The suspect was also involved in another attempted armed robbery / attempt carjacking that occurred on October 29, 2021 on the 5200 block of N. 53rd Street and an armed robbery / carjacking that occurred on November 2, 2021, on the 5700 block of W. Silver Spring Drive.
When the suspect was arrested, he was in possession of a rifle and handgun.
Criminal charges were referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.