MILWAUKEE - Six people were shot near Chambers and MLK just as Milwaukee's Juneteenth celebration came to an end Monday, June 19 around 4 p.m.It stemmed from a fight between girls, police said."After a day of Juneteenth celebrations where thousands in our community gathered peacefully," said Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman.Police said the victims ranged in age from 14-19; four girls and two boys.The shooting at MLK and Chambers that injured six as Milwaukee's Juneteenth celebration was ending Monday was caught on camera.MPD said the shooter was a 17-year-old boy who was also shot during the incident.Police added that investigators are looking for others who were involved."Milwaukee, what’s going on with our children?" said Chief Norman. "Parents, guardians, elders, we need to engage and ensure that this violence that our children are bringing to these streets cease.
No handgun, no weapon of destruction should be in the hands of our young ones. It’s important that ALL of us do something."Multiple people shot near Rose Park, MilwaukeePolice presence near Chambers and MLK in MilwaukeeSIGN UP TODAY: Get daily headlines, breaking news emails from FOX6 NewsMilwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson stressed that this didn't happen during Juneteenth celebrations, but as the block party was wrapping up."There were families out here," said Mayor Johnson. "There were kids out here.
There were babies out here. If you are an adult or a young person, you’ve got your hands on a gun, and you are ill-tempered, right?
Don’t come to stuff like this. Don’t come. Get the help that you need. You don’t have the right to steal the joy that this community felt.