Two People Fatally Shot After a Toddler Is Killed in Car Accident

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An adult and a teenager were fatally shot after the driver struck and killed a two-year-old on Sunday. The driver died at the scene and the teenager, who was not in the vehicle, succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

According to Milwaukee Police Captain Timothy Heier, the incident happened at around 5.10 p.m. in the 4600 block of North 48th Street. The police said that the child ran out on the road and the car accidentally hit him.

The driver had stopped his car and had picked the child to administer medical aid, when a man came with a gun and shot him and the teenager.

In a statement, Heire said, the driver had remained on the scene after the accident, and he and a 15-year-old boy were shot. The boy was not a passenger in the car.

Police pronounced the driver and the toddler died at the scene. The teenager was taken to the hospital, but he died during the surgery.

The police are yet to reveal the names of the victims. But the driver was identified as Archie Brown Jr, 41, by his father. Archie Brown Sr said his son was a real estate entrepreneur and was survived by four daughters. After speaking to the officers, Brown Sr said that his son had just been murdered. Brown Jr’s family said that he was a good man and always tried to help others.

Milwaukee Alderman Joe Davis said in a statement that the shooting may have happened as a revenge for the death of the child. In the statement… MORE

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