24 wounded, 3 killed from Milwaukee shootings near Bucks playoff game
Milwaukee erupted in gunfire Friday, with nine separate shootings that left three people dead and 24 wounded in the lakeside city of less than 600,000.
Three of the Friday shootings took place near Fiserv Forum, where the Bucks hosted the Celtics in an NBA playoff game.
“There is open carrying of firearms with utter disregard” for law-abiding citizens, Assistant Police Chief Nicole Waldner said in a Saturday press conference with Mayor Cavalier Johnson. “There is a lack of consciousness that is just really hard to fix right now. It goes beyond law enforcement.”
The spate of violence prompted Johnson to impose an emergency curfew Saturday and Sunday night on people under the age of 21 in the city’s downtown entertainment district.
“We will not tolerate these types of actions in …
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