5-year-old boy fatally shot in Milwaukee; 2 in custody, police say
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Milwaukee police said a 5-year-old boy was fatally shot early Saturday morning, Feb. 8. Two people were taken into custody. A family member provided this photo of the child.

By Kasey Chronis, WITI

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee police said a 5-year-old boy was fatally shot at the Mayfair Apartment Homes near Lovers Lane Road and Silver Spring Road early Saturday morning. Two people were taken into custody.

It happened around 1:15 a.m. Police said officers found the boy suffering from a serious gunshot wound. Life-saving measures were unsuccessful, and the child died at the scene.

Anyone with information that could help police in this case was asked to call MPD at 414-935-7360, or contact Milwaukee Crime Stoppers.

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