On the afternoon of Sunday, January 23, Milwaukee City Police uncovered a grisly scene. Authorities have discovered the bodies of six victims of “horrific” murders. Paul Formolo, Deputy Chief of Police of Milwaukee gave a press conference. He said police discovered the bodies of 4 men and a woman in the house. Another male victim was discovered at the scene early Monday, January 24. Currently, no arrests have yet been made and the investigation is ongoing.
Arnitta Holliman, the director of the Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention, told NBC News that these are gun killings. “The community is tired. We are tired of seeing people’s lives snuffed out too soon in preventable situations,” she said, before continuing, “all the gun violence we see is preventable. “. Ms. Holliman encourages everyone to take action to change the course of things.
Gun violence is permanent in Milwaukee, says mayor
Violent murders are not uncommon in Milwaukee, according to the statement from the city’s mayor. Cavalier Johnson, Mayor of Milwaukee said this is not the first horrific crime the city has seen. “A horrific crime has taken place again, and this is not a movie or a fictional story,” he said on Twitter. “These victims died in our city, in one of our neighborhoods,” he said. The mayor also announced that city officials are determined to reduce the violence.
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