An unidentified 29-year-old man was taken into custody following the first gunfire that sent fans fleeing from the game. Milwaukee Bucks fans were seen fleeing from gunfire that injured three near the NBA stadium after the team’s game at around 9.30pm.
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Thousands of people fled the scene after hearing gun shots[/caption] Two shootings, just hours apart, happened in downtown Milwaukee near the Deer District, an entertainment area, where people were gathered to watch the Bucks play the Celtics in game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Do you have a story for The US Sun team? A spokesperson for the team did release a statement following the deadly night. “The incident took place outside of the Deer District area. We direct all questions to the Milwaukee Police Department.”
“It sounded like six to eight gunshots,” he told WTMJ-TV “It was close.” By 9pm on Friday night, Wisconsin police had already responded to five separate incidents resulting in the death of three people, according to Fox News. Milwaukee mayor, Cavalier Johnson, issued a limited emergency order for people under the age of 21 in certain areas after last night’s incidents. Apart of the order includes a curfew that will be in effect until Sunday. THREE people were killed and 22 others hurt as violence erupted in multiple shootings in Milwaukee on Friday night.
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Bill Reinemann, a parking attendant at a lot adjacent to the Deer District told WTMJ-TV that he heard gunshots but didn’t see anyone get shot or the shooter. READ MORE IN NEWS There was no immediate confirmation on whether the two shootings were related or included fans watching the game. None of their injuries are life-threatening. As fans ran past him, Reinemann stayed at his post. The Bucks lost to the Celtics with a score of 108-95 forcing a game 7 in Boston. “There was a stampede, people running over the shrubs, hats shoes on the ground, drinks spilled everywhere.” Three people were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Email us at [email protected] or call 212 416 4552. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSunUS and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSunUS However, authorities are continuing to look for more suspects, according to Fox 6. A police representative was not immediately available for comment.
A 30-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl were taken to the hospital by authorities while a 26-year-old woman drove herself to the hospital, reported WPXI. Ten people were taken into custody and police recovered 9 guns, WTMJ-TV reported.