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Shorewood Police Department
Friday August 25th, 2017 :: 12:23 a.m. CDT


Report of Shots Fired - Intersection of Maryland Ave and Newton Ave

On August 24, 2017, at 7:34 pm, Shorewood Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired near the intersection of Maryland Ave and Newton Ave. Residents in the area reported hearing three gunshots. They reported seeing a dark colored Jeep brand SUV with a red colored license plate holder fleeing southbound on Maryland at a high rate of speed after hearing the sound of the gunshots.
Residents also reported seeing three juvenile males fleeing the area on bicycles after hearing the gunshots. The juveniles seen in the area were all riding large frame bicycles equipped with small tires. The juveniles were described as follows:
- M/B , 13-16 years of age, 5’5” to 5’6” tall with a thin build
• Last seen wearing a long sleeve black t-shirt and dark colored jeans
• Subject was reported to have a dark colored, “high top fade” style haircut
- M/B, 13-16 years of age, 5’5” to 5’6” tall with a thin build
- M/W, 13-16 years of age, 5”5” to 5’6” tall with a thin build
• Last seen wearing a white t-shirt and baggy shorts of an unknown color
• Subject also reportedly had short, brown colored hair.

Officers checked the area for the juveniles and the fleeing vehicle. There were no signs of injuries on scene and at this time the case remains under investigation.

Anyone with further information is encouraged to call the Shorewood Police Department at 414-847-2610.

Shorewood Police Department
4057 N Wilson Dr
Shorewood, WI 53211

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 414-847-2610

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