WI - Homicide News

12 May 2016

Police: Innocent bystander shot and injured outside FoodTown Supermarket​

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened on Thursday evening, May 12th at 6608 W. Fond du Lac Avenue (near Fond du Lac and Hampton) — an address which lists to the FoodTown Supermarket. The shooting happened around 7:00 p.m.

12 May 2016

Police ID man found dead in hotel room after standoff

GRAFTON, Wis. —A man was found dead inside a Grafton hotel Wednesday night after a standoff with police, officials said. Grafton police identified the man Thursday as 38-year-old Michael Kennedy, of South Milwaukee. 

12 May 2016

Madison police seeking men in connection with city homicides

UPDATE: The Dane County Medical Examiner released the name of the man killed in a shooting in the Town of Madison Wednesday night. 28 year old Elijah Washington III was shot and killed outside  a gas station in what police say was an incident connected to two other recent murders.

12 May 2016

MPD believes gas station shooting connected to 2 other

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police say they believe strongly that a deadly shooting Wednesday night at a gas station in the Town of Madison is connected to two other shootings.

12 May 2016

Man suspected of false imprisonment found dead

GRAFTON, Wis. - Police said a man wanted for holding a woman against her will has fatally shot himself at a hotel in Grafton.

11 May 2016

News conference today in latest Madison homicide

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- A 2:00pm news conference with Madison's police chief is expected to shed more light on Tuesday night's homicide. The chief is also expected to discuss recent gun violence in the city. 

10 May 2016

Body found in semi cab in Ashwaubenon

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. - Authorities in Ashwaubenon are investigating the discovery of a body in the cab of a semi at Wisconsin Kenworth.

10 May 2016

Man assaults wife with hammer in cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Wis. - A man threatened to kill himself after allegedly assaulting his wife with a hammer in the Village of Cottage Grove Monday morning, according to a release. Police were called to the 200 block of Chateau Drive around 6:45 a.m. Monday.

10 May 2016

Man sought for shooting at officers captured in Madison

GARY, Ind. - Gary police say a man wanted for shooting at officers has been captured in Madison, Wisconsin.

10 May 2016

Man accused of killing mother found not fit for trial

MILWAUKEE —A Milwaukee County man accused of killing his 68-year-old mother has been found not competent to proceed with trial.