Christmas Eve in Milwaukee turned out to be a busy one for Milwaukee Police, as they responded to four shootings Monday, and one just before dawn Tuesday.
One of them was deadly. It took place around 10:30 p.m. near the 2800 of North 12th Street. Police say a 25-year-old man was shot and killed during what appears to be a drug transaction.
The other four shootings, all unrelated, were as follows:
At 12:40 p.m. Monday two people were injured by gunshots fired on the 700 block of North 29th Street. A 28-year-old female and 27-year-old male suffered serious injuries from a female suspect they knew.
At 7:40 p.m. Monday a Milwaukee man suffered a serious gunshot wound on the 1600 block of North 33rd Street. This person was taken to the hospital for treatment.
At 7:45 p.m. Monday two people were injured on the 10900 block of West Florist Street. A 15-year-old girl and 20-year-old man were shot by a known female and suffered serious gunshot wounds.
At 5:15 a.m. Tuesday a shooting occurred on the 5100 block of North Lincoln Creek Parkway. A 89-year-old Milwaukee man was driving in the area when he was shot and suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He drove himself to the hospital for treatment.
Investigations into all five shootings are ongoing.