Two people were injured after a shooting at the popular Elsa’s on the Park restaurant in downtown Milwaukee on Wednesday evening. Video emerged showing bullet holes in the glass entry doors.
“The victims were inside of the business,” Milwaukee police Capt. Warren Allen said at the scene. “The suspect was not as far as I know. That has to be confirmed.”
A very active scene here. According to Milwaukee Fire, two people injured in a shooting at Elsa’s. It’s unknown if the incident happened inside the business or outside of it. Waiting for more info @WISN12News pic.twitter.com/dOTIyqCLWD
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The police captain said it “doesn’t seem like this was a random act, but at this time I can not confirm whether the victims and suspect knew each other.”
He said it was “unknown” whether the suspect was driving by at the time of the shooting.
LIVE: One person shot, another injured at Elsa's https://t.co/FbkAid4H3e
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The victims are ages 55 and 27, according to police. One person was hospitalized. A second victim had a graze wound. No one was killed. USFIR wrote, “Adult male 20s with 7 gun shot wounds.”
It’s unclear whether the graze wound was from a bullet.
People wrote about the shooting on Facebook. “Elsa Just Got Shot Up REAL BAD CHECK ON YALL PEOPLE 😩😩😩😩” one woman wrote.