Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Milwaukee Grandmother Wielding Baseball Bat During Northside Brawl Struck By SUV

A Facebook video posting on Tuesday showed a brawl on W. Lisbon Ave. of men and women fighting with sticks, knives, crutches and a grandmother wielding a baseball bat deliberately struck by SUV, which drove-off afterwards.

By H. Nelson Goodson
August 12, 2015

Milwaukee, WI - On Tuesday afternoon, a video was posted on Facebook (FB) showing a heated brawl between men and women in broad daylight. The video was recorded by a driver around 2:00 p.m. going through the area, but before it got more than 32K views, it was removed. Milwaukee police confirmed a copy of a video of the incident at the 1800 block of N. 40th Street near W. Lisbon Ave. was recovered by officers as evidence.
In the video, a group of Afro-American men and women attacked another men and a woman. One the men with the first group goes up to where what seems to be a heavy set woman wearing a white top and shorts was standing and yelling at the group, then a men wearing a dark grayish t-shirt struck the woman with a stick in the face. The injured woman leaves the immediate scene.
A 63-year-old woman wearing a red top or what some FB postings described is a grandmother wielding a baseball bat is seen walking on the sidewalk lawn. She is then intentionally struck by a driver in a moving SUV. The grandmother is left on the ground motionless and the SUV drives off. The unidentified men wearing the dark gray t-shirt is seen running right by the grandmother and doesn't stop to see, if she is alright.
A known suspect who was driving the SUV is being sought by police. The 63-year-old woman was taken to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries and is expected to survive, according to police.

Video: Milwaukee Grandma Wielding Baseball Bat Struck By SUV

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