Man fatally shot inside car in West Milwaukee

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According to the West Milwaukee Police Department, a man was killed Monday night when two suspects drove up to a victim’s vehicle and opened fire.

The incident occurred at about 11:30 p.m. near W. Burnham St. and Miller Park Way.

The Milwaukee Police Department and Sheriff’s Department Dispatch Centers arrived the scene on receiving numerous shots fired call in the area.

According to a news release, the calls stated two vehicles approached the victim’s vehicle and fired a number of rounds into it.

Officers from the Milwaukee Police Department tried to save the man’s life at the scene, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The two drivers who were involved fled in different directions, police say, and a passenger in the victim’s car got out and ran away.

The victim’s identity will not be released pending the notification of the next of kin, police say.

Miller Park Way was closed from W. Mitchell to just north of W. Lincoln due to the homicide.

It was reopened just before 5 a.m. Tuesday, police added.

Authorities are urging anyone with information to contact the West Milwaukee Police Department at 414-645-2151 or Crime Stoppers at 414-476-2274.