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News: Teen crashes car into vehicle after being shot in Merrill Park area

by | Jul 17, 2023 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI — An 18-year-old was left critically injured late Sunday after being shot and getting into a two-car wreck in west Milwaukee, according to TMJ4.

The events unfolded near North 32nd Street and West St. Paul Avenue, in the Merrill Park area, shortly before 12:00 a.m.

Details remain limited, but Milwaukee Police said the teen was driving southbound in the 400 block of North 32nd Street when he sustained a gunshot wounds. Shortly after, his vehicle collided with a parked and unoccupied car.

The teen driver, who suffered life-threatening injuries, was rushed to a local hospital.

No other major injuries were reported following the incident.

The circumstances of the event remain unclear, but an investigation and search for an unknown suspect remain underway.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the MPD at (414) 935-7360. Anonymous tippers can reach Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS or P3 Tips.

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