Woman killed in shooting near 23rd Street


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A shooting killed a woman near the 800 block of N. 23rd Street, according to a Marquette University Police Department safety alert sent via email at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday.

The alert said the female, not affiliated with Marquette, suffered the fatal wound in her apartment.

The situation was a domestic violence incident, according to MUPD daily reports.

The suspect fled on foot before Milwaukee Police Department arrived. MUPD was called for backup.

MPD took the suspect into custody, according to a text alert sent at 12:24 a.m.

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This story is developing.