UPDATE: 7 shot at Milwaukee funeral home, police investigation underway
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WBAY) - Milwaukee Police say they’re investigating a shooting which injured seven people at a Milwaukee funeral home early Wednesday afternoon.
According to police, officers were called to Serenity Funeral Home at 12:45 p.m. on the 4200 block of West Fond du Lac Avenue , and when officers arrived, they found seven victims.
Police have identified the victims as the following:
- 48-year-old woman
- 26-year-old woman
- 24-year-old woman
- 29-year-old man
- 26-year-old man
- 24-year-old man
- 20-year-old man
All of the victims have been hospitalized, and are in stable condition with various injuries.
Police say there was a funeral going on at the time of the shooting, however they add they don’t know at this time if the shooting is related to the funeral.
Brunson says the investigation is still fluid, and more details will be released as they become available.
Investigators have not released a description of the shooter.
A reporter for ABC’s Milwaukee affiliate WISN says a hearse outside the funeral home appeared to have bullet holes in it and windows shot out.
Witnesses said they saw people ran out of the funeral home bleeding.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett arrived at the scene after Brunson spoke to reporters.
Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360, or Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.
You can watch the full news conference below.
ORIGINAL POST: Milwaukee Police say they are investigating a shooting.
According to police, the shooting happened on the 4200 block of West Fond du Lac Avenue.
Police have released few details, however ABC affiliate WISN reports a source told them the shooting happened shortly before 1 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Home.
Their source also told them three men and two women were shot, however that information hasn’t been confirmed by police.
WISN reports investigators are still at the scene.
A news conference is scheduled for 3:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Check back for more details as they become available.
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