Milwaukee mayor imposes curfew for people under 21 years old in downtown Milwaukee after mass shooting

Victor Prado, with MKE Downtown, clears debris near the corner of North Water Street and East Juneau Avenue in Milwaukee on Saturday, May 14, 2022 where seventeen people, ranging in age from 15 to 47, were shot and injured late Friday in Milwaukee's downtown bar district after the Milwaukee Bucks playoff game.

Mayor Cavalier Johnson Saturday afternoon imposed a curfew in the downtown entertainment district Saturday and Sunday nights after at least 21 people were shot in separate incidents Friday night.

The curfew will run from 11 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for people under 21 years old. The area will include parts of downtown bordered by Knapp and State streets, Vel Phillips Avenue and Broadway.

There were three separate shootings in Milwaukee's downtown bar district after the Milwaukee Bucks playoff game, which drew thousands of people to the Deer District. One of the shootings, which occurred shortly after 11 p.m., left 17 people wounded.

The victims ranged in age from 15 to 47, and all are expected to survive, Milwaukee police said. Ten people were arrested and nine guns were recovered, police said.

This article originally appeared on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Milwaukee mayor issues curfew after mass shooting near Water Street