The Milwaukee Bucks canceled a spectator party in the Deer District after Game 6 and a shooting near the stadium.


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The Milwaukee Bucks have announced that their off-team watchdog party for Game 7 against the Boston Celtics will be cancelled. 3 shootouts since Game 6 on a Friday evening. At least 21 people were injured in a shooting near Milwaukee’s nightlife district.

Party Bucks statement:

“In order to allow law enforcement to devote the necessary resources to an ongoing investigation into last night’s incident, we have decided to cancel tomorrow’s planned surveillance party in the square. Deer District business will continue as usual. We will continue to inform the Milwaukee Police Department. “and other public safety partners provide a safe and welcoming environment for out fans. More details will be announced soon.”

The first shooting occurred around 9pm near the Deer District, where the Bucks hosted a championship celebration last season. Milwaukee Fire Department transported two people to hospital shortly after the shooting, while three others drove themselves.

Another incident occurred an hour after the shooting, injuring one person. A third shooting occurred shortly after 11 p.m., injuring 17 people. Milwaukee Police Department said 10 people were detained in the shooting and a total of 11 people were arrested in the three shootings.

Bucks said there were no shootings within the Deer District, where thousands of fans typically watch matches and dine at the many bars and restaurants across from the Fiserv Forum.

“The shooting in downtown Milwaukee last night was horrific and we condemn this devastating violence. We thank local law enforcement for their brave efforts to contain this dangerous and fluid situation. These incidents occurred outside Deer. “The local building clearly resonated with fans leaving the stadium and leaving the plaza. Security, health and well-being is always a top priority for our guests and staff, and we appreciate the security team’s hard work to keep our fans safe.”

Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson has imposed a curfew for everyone under the age of 21, from 11pm to 5am both days on Saturday and Sunday. Anyone who violates the curfew will be subject to a ticket and a fine.



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