Home / Today's News / Freeway reopens after shooting

Freeway reopens after shooting

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a freeway shooting near downtown Milwaukee has ended with one person injured and four people in custody.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called about a shooting on Interstate 43 just after 10 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities say more than a dozen shots were fired into a vehicle in an exchange of gunfire with another vehicle. One person was grazed by a bullet.

Investigators responded to four separate scenes were four vehicles may have been involved.

Authorities say the victim was driving a rental car and had stopped. Deputies recovered a weapon and arrested the driver and a male passenger.

Milwaukee police stopped a vehicle that had bullet damage and arrested two of the four occupants after a foot chase.

I-43 southbound reopened after being closed for about 2.5 hours while deputies searched for evidence.

Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *