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2 men fatally shot in car on Milwaukee's northwest side, police say

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that killed two men and injured a third.

The Journal Sentinel reports the double homicide occurred on the city’s northwest side around 3:30 p.m. Friday.

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Milwaukee police said suspects approached a vehicle, firing shots into the car, striking the three men.

A 29-year-old Milwaukee man and a 38-year-old Milwaukee man died. A 26-year-old Milwaukee man sustained serious injuries, was transported to a hospital and is expected to survive.

Police said they continue to seek unknown suspects.

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