Milwaukee Bucks cancel Game 7 watch party in Deer District following Friday night's shootings

Milwaukee Bucks cancel Game 7 watch party in Deer District following Friday night's shootings

| | MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks have canceled a watch party for Sunday's Game 7 against the Boston Celtics after 21 people were injured in three separate shootings near an entertainment district in downtown Milwaukee at the end of the team's Game 6 Eastern Conference semifinals loss Friday night. A spokesman for Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson said in a text that the team decided to cancel the event "after consultation with the city and public safety agencies.'' In a separate statement, the Bucks said: "The shootings that happened in downtown Milwaukee last night were horrific and we condemn this devastating violence," adding the watch party was canceled "to allow law enforcement to devote needed resources to the continued investigation of last night's events." The team did note that Deer District …
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