Friday, February 15, 2013
A 24-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting of a woman, according to a report.
Updated 2 p.m. Friday Patch has confirmed that a person in Oak Creek was wounded by a gunshot Thursday night, as first reported by the Journal Sentinel. Police told the newspaper Friday afternoon that a 24-year-old man was arrested after shooting a 21-year-old woman. Police say the shooting, in the 500 block of E. Town Square Court, was an isolated incident and the woman's injuries were not life threatening. The case has been referred to the district attorney's office.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Police arrested two people following a shooting inside a South Milwaukee apartment on E. College Avenue early Wednesday morning. A 56-year-old man was taken to the hospital.
A 56-year-old man was taken to Froedtert Hospital and two people are in custody following a shooting in South Milwaukee early Wednesday morning, according to Patch's media partners at Fox 6. The shooting took place at the Southtowne Place apartments just south of E. College Avenue, between 15th and Packard avenues. Police say a two-hour standoff ensured when another man inside the apartment resisted exiting because of an outstanding warrant. He and a 45-year-old woman were arrested. See more coverage at Fox 6 and South Milwaukee Blog.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Sikh Temple of Wisconsin members, along with police and city officials, comment on Sunday's shooting there, which is being deemed an act of domestic terrorism.
Check out this video with Patch's coverage of Sunday's Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shooting, where six were killed and three were injured. Many temple members were shocked and saddened by the incident, which is being classified as an act of domestic terrorism.
Seven people, including shooter, died Sunday morning at Oak Creek temple; veteran police officer among those injured.
Story updated at 7:50 a.m. Monday; includes name of gunman. At least seven people are confirmed dead and three others injured, following the Sunday morning shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek. Police on Monday said one gunman was responsible for the act: Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old Army veteran. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that Page was attached to the Fort Bragg base in North Carolina. He recently moved to a duplex in the 3700 block of E. Holmes Avenue in Cudahy, the newspaper reported. Three bodies were found outside the temple at 7512 S. Howell Ave. and four were inside the building. Among the deceased is the gunman, who apparently acted alone. The two officers who first arrived at the temple …
Friday, July 20, 2012
An armed gunman raided a movie theater in Colorado during a midnight showing of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises," killing at least 12 people and wounding many more.
Though it happened several states over — in Colorado — the news of at least 12 people dead and dozens of people injured during a midnight showing of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises," really hit home for some Milwaukee area residents. "It's scary. I know people that went to the midnight show here and if I was able to I would have gone to one," Stephen Milek posted on the Greendale Patch Facebook page. "What should have been an exciting weekend for movie fans is now overshadowed by this senseless tragedy. " Lisa Miller wrote on the Greenfield Patch Facebook page that she would actually be hesitant to hit the theaters after hearing the news. "Tragedy can strike anywhere, any time, and no one is immune," Miller wrote. "We can't …