Milwaukee police said 17 people shot at N. Water St.


Milwaukee — 17 people were shot dead on Water Street in downtown Milwaukee Friday night, according to Milwaukee police.

In a media statement, police said this happened just after 11:00 p.m. Friday in Building 1100 of N. Water Street, near E. Highland Ave. And just blocks from the Fiserv Forum, where thousands of fans attended Game 6 of the Bucks-Celtics playoff series just hours earlier.

Police said the victims in the shooting ranged in age from 15 to 47.

Ten people have been arrested so far and nine guns have been recovered. It is expected that all the victims of the shooting will survive.

This shooting happened not long afterwards Another shooting near Highland, MLK around 9 p.m. Friday, resulted in three people being shot.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-Tips, or use the P3 Tips app.

This is an evolving story. We will update as we learn more information.

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