A 13-year-old boy was one of two bystanders struck by gunfire early Monday morning, Milwaukee police said.
The teen and a 38-year-old man suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.
Suspects were shooting at each other about 1:30 a.m. Monday in the 2200 block of North 12th Street and struck the teen and the man, police said.
Police continue to seek the suspects.
Police asked anyone with information to contact them at (414) 935-7360 or Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS or by using the P3 Tips App.
The boy is the seventh teenager in two weeks to be shot in Milwaukee as gun violence spikes. All suffered gunshot wounds that were not life-threatening, police said. The other victims include:
- About 6 p.m. Sunday, a 16-year-old girl was shot in the 3800 block of South 27th Street.
- About 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, a boy and girl, both 14, were shot during the unrest near a Washington Park home in the 4100 block of West Lloyd Street.
- About 1 a.m. June 22, a 14-year-old boy was shot in the 800 block of West Atkinson Avenue.
- About 8:30 p.m. June 18, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the 2100 block of North 34th Street.
- About 4:30 a.m. June 17, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the 3100 block of North Achilles Street.
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