MILWAUKEE COUNTY, WI. (THECOUNT) — Nevaeha Ware has been identified by Milwaukee police on Monday as the 13-year-old girl who was shot and killed Saturday inside a vehicle.
Ware, who was featured in a 2017 Journal Sentinel story on her first day back to school following the fatal shooting of her brother, was shot dead in Milwaukee Saturday.
According to reports, Ware was seated in a vehicle in the 6500 block of West Congress Street in Milwaukee, when someone in another vehicle opened fire around 6:46 p.m. Saturday.
Ware was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.
The teen was featured in a 2017 Journal Sentinel story. Columnist James Causey visited Samuel Clemens Elementary School to talk to third graders and he happened to visit on Ware’s first day back at school, three days after her brother was shot in the head and killed, reports JSOnline. She was 9 at the time.
Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Ware:
The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Milwaukee County is located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 947,735 and was estimated to be 945,726 in 2019 – Wikipedia.
MILWAUKEE, WI. (THECOUNT) — Police are reporting that they are on the scene of an active shooter situation at the MillerCoors facility in Milwaukee.
The scene is located at MillerCoors, LLC on West Highland Boulevard in Milwaukee, WI.
Investigators described the scene as an “active situation.”
Police would not confirm that there was a shooting.
Multiple sources say there are several victims.
A MillerCoors employee said she received an email about an active shooter near Building 4, reports WISN.
MillerCoors public relations confirmed there was an incident.
They were still gathering details and could not comment further.
No other details have been released.
Geo quick facts: Milwaukee is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin on Lake Michigan’s western shore. It’s known for its breweries, many of which offer tours chronicling its role in the beer industry. Overlooking the Menomonee River, the Harley-Davidson Museum displays classic motorcycles, including one of Elvis Presley’s. Nearby is the Milwaukee Public Museum, with its large-scale European Village and a recreation of old Milwaukee – wikipedia.
MILWAUKEE, WI. (THECOUNT) — Julien Selby of Brookfield, WI, has been identified as the victim in a fatal motorcycle crash in on I-94 at WIS 100 on Friday.
According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, Selby, 22, was killed just before 3 p.m. on Friday.
No other information on the cause of the crash was provided by officials.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation, reports Fox6Now.
Geo quick facts: Brookfield is a city located in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States in the Milwaukee metropolitan area. It had a population of 37,920 in the 2010 census. Brookfield is the third largest city in Waukesha County- Wikipedia.
BATON ROUGE, LA. (THECOUNT) — Vernon Covington, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in Baton Rouge, according to authorities.
Covington, 42, was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound on Washington Ave and Bahm St, around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Police say an argument led up to the fatal shooting but a suspect remains unknown.
Covington was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries, a report said.
The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the victim as Vernon Covington, 42, of Baton Rouge. Investigators reported it happened on Washington Avenue at Bahm Street around 4:30 p.m. Continue reading
Remains found Wednesday morning in the Town of Yorkville have been positively identified as missing Milwaukee woman, Audrey Scott, She had been missing since Independence Day.
Police said Scott, 28, was likely the victim of a homicide and that they have “several persons of interest” in custody.
Scott was last seen at McGillicuddy’s bar, near Water Street and Juneau Avenue in downtown Milwaukee. Continue reading
Protests are developing in Charlotte, North Carolina over the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott with reports of water bottles thrown at officers.
Some people held signs claiming that Scott was reading a book in his car when he was shot. However, police say he was armed.
Joe Hicks, a black conservative and community activist from Los Angeles, died Sunday. He was 75.
Hicks passed away at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica following complications after a routine hernia operation.
In recent years Hicks — with his bald head and thick mustache — had become a familiar right-wing pundit in debates over the high-profile shooting deaths of black people at the hands of police officers. Continue reading
Two Catholic nuns have been found dead, likely murdered in their Mississippi residence.
Officer found the nuns dead while responding to a welfare check. Church workers contacted police after they failed report to work as normal.
Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman Warren Strain says it appears the nuns were homicide victims. He didn’t release a motive and it wasn’t clear if their religious work had anything to do with the slayings. Continue reading
Sylville Smith, the man who was fatally shot by police in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, had a lengthy criminal arrest record. In 2014, Smith was convicted for carrying a concealed weapon.
Smith, 23, who was in possession of a gun, was killed by police after fleeing from a traffic stop, claim cops. His death lead to riots in the city’s North Side.
A search of Wisconsin court records revealed several arrests:
July 2014: Convicted for carrying a concealed weapon. He pleaded guilty to the charge and was fined $443 and ordered to serve one day in jail. Continue reading
EMS and Milwaukee police are responding to shooting that took place during a funeral at the Greater Mt. Sinai Church.
The church is located near N. 60th and Custer Avenue in Milwaukee.
A witness inside the church at the time of the shooting says there was a funeral happening at the time of the shooting. Continue reading