MILWAUKEE — Nearly two dozen people were shot and injured late Friday in Milwaukee’s downtown bar district after the Milwaukee Bucks playoff game, which drew thousands of people to the Deer District.
All the victims, ranging in age from 15 to 47, are expected to survive, according to Milwaukee police.
Ten people are in custody, nine guns were recovered, according to a brief news release from Milwaukee police sent early Saturday.
Authorities have not released further information about the victims, the ages of the suspects and what they believe led up to the shooting.
The mass shooting occurred shortly after 11 p.m. Friday just two hours after and blocks away from an earlier shooting that wounded three people, including a 16-year-old girl.
In that shooting, police arrested a 19-year-old man and said two other men, ages 29 and 26, were wounded.
The gunshots sent hundreds of fans running through the Deer District, where 11,000 people had gathered to watch Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series between the Bucks and Boston Celtics.
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