31-year-old Daniel Thomas of Milwaukee is charged with first-degree intentional homicide for a fatal shooting on Aug. 10., reports disclosed.
According to reports, Milwaukee police responded to an apartment building near 29th and Wells Tuesday at about 5 a.m., on a shooting reports. Officers found a victim on arrival, with gunshot wounds to the torso and leg.
He was transported to the hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
According to investigators, autopsy results list the death as a homicide.
Authorities recovered three bullet casings in the apartment and one in the hallway of the apartment building, but no weapon, reports states.
Police disclosed the victim spoke to officers before he was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The victim said he had invited the shooter over, but the shooter tried to rob him, ending in the shooting. He also told the police that he could find the shooter in his phone under the name “Win,” reports states.
Win was then identified as Thomas by the police, reports states.
Two witnesses spoke to the police and stated that the victim and a guest were playing dominoes when gunshots rang out. Both witness told police, according to the complaint, that they were also shot and that they saw the guest with the gun before fleeing. One of the witnesses jumped off a balcony to escape, reports state.
Both witnesses gave similar descriptions of the shooter and identified Thomas from separate photo line-ups.
Thomas is also charged with two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, police stated.
According to reports, Thomas has been scheduled for arraignment on Aug. 25.