Ten people have been taken into custody after 17 were shot in Milwaukee Friday evening near the Bucks-Celtics basketball game, police said Saturday.
Nine firearms were recovered from the scene, after dozens were seen fleeing, Milwaukee police said.
“Everybody started running,” witness Brittany Bergstrom, who was at a nearby restaurant, told FOX 6 in Milwaukee. “There was a stampede, people running over the shrubs, hats shoes on the ground, drinks spilled everywhere.”
She said her boyfriend pulled her behind a brick wall, “and if he wouldn’t have this outcome would be a lot different. And that’s all I know and everybody took off running and I just kept running.”
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Crowds seen running amid a shooting in Milwaukee’s Deer District.
The shooting victims are expected to survive. They ranged in ages from 15 to 47.
Milwauke police are continuing to search for more suspects.
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Several fights were broken up as the game was ending, FOX 6 reported, but its unclear if any of the fights had anything to do with the shooting.