8-year-old Milwaukee girl shot, killed by 47-year-old man, police say

Milwaukee Police

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (CBS 58) – According to the Chief Medical Examiner in Milwaukee, police are investigating the homicide of an 8-year-old girl.

Police are at the 1800 block of West Highland to investigate.

Milwaukee police said the girl was shot by a 47-year-old Milwaukee man just after 2 p.m.

The 8-year-old was taken to a local hospital where she later died.

There will be an autopsy on Monday.

Police said criminal charges will be referred to the District Attorney’s office in the upcoming days.