Articles related to: Fatal Shooting
By Karen Stokes
Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Dontre Hamilton and now Tony Robinson, were all total strangers but what connects them is they were all unarmed Black men shot by another man who happened to be white.
Tony Robinson 19, was fatally shot Friday night after police were investigating a call that a young man was jumping in and out of traffic and had assaulted someone.
Officer Matt Kenny forced his way into an apartment where Robinson went and shot Robinson after he allegedly assaulted the officer.
Peaceful protesters convened on the state Capitol …
By Karen Stokes
Milwaukee and Racine police are looking for information on two separate shootings last week involving young children. Laylah Petersen 5, of Milwaukee and Ja’Nyela Marsh-Highshaw 4, of Racine had their lives changed forever in two presumably random acts of senseless violence. On Thursday, November 6, at 6:00 p.m., Laylah was sitting on her grandfather’s lap reading when bullets were fired into the home and struck Laylah in the head; she died at the hospital, according to authorities.
The shooting happened at 58th St. and Fairmount Avenue, where Laylah and …
In response to the fatal shooting earlier this week in Washington Park, Milwaukee County Supervisor Russell Stamper II said, “I am deeply saddened by yesterday’s tragic event and send my condolences to the family of 17 year- old Daniel Gardner. I will work to the best of my ability to increase and promote safety, anti-drug activity and crime prevention in my district and across the County. I will also work to promote neighborhood safety and to strengthen positive community partnerships.”
He continued, “Washington Park remains a great place for family and …