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Two dead after triple shooting in Milwaukee's north side

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Two dead after triple shooting in Milwaukee's north side

By Colin Bennett. CREATED May 18, 2014 - UPDATED: May 18, 2014

MILWAUKEE -- Police now say two people are dead after a triple shooting on Milwaukee's north side.

It happened near 11th and Atkinson around 1:40 Sunday.

Witnesses say that the three people were hit outside of a liquor store after a man ran down an alley firing shots at people and cars.

One person, a 31 year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene while the other two victims were taken to a local hospital. One of those people, a 49 year-old man, died a short time later. the third victim is said to be in stable condition right now.

Police are investigating this as they deal with three other overnight shootings that happened in the span of 20 minutes. All of this comes as the city of Milwaukee wraps up "Ceasefire Week" designed to bring about discussion to solve the city's problem with gun violence.

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.