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3-year-old boy shot, wounded in Milwaukee; woman in custody

June 6, 2019

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say a woman is in custody after a 3-year-old boy was shot and wounded.

Authorities say the boy was shot at a north side home shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday. He was seriously wounded and taken to the hospital where he underwent surgery. There’s no word on his condition.

Police say a 26-year-old woman was taken into custody.

Police say the shooting is still under investigation, but asked that people keep firearms out of the presence of children.

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