I originally posted this on Friday morning. The only current update I found came from a Portuguese news outlet......"Gazeta do Povo"
"The Republican party in the US state of Wisconsin wants a federal investigation to investigate the circumstances of the murder of a 60-year-old black man, which occurred last Thursday (23). Bernell Trammell was a well-known figure in the city of Milwaukee and was shot dead at around 12:30 in front of the building where he lived. According to The Guardian, Trammell was an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump, which prompted state Republicans to raise the possibility of political motivation for crime."
It'll be interesting to see if anyone comes forward
I was looking forward to a long weekend and woke up to a number of DM's from my social media circles. "Did you see this" . The local media did quick blurbs yesterday afternoon. Fox 6 news did a more in depth report last night. Unfortunately this has become all too common, but this was a peace loving 60 year old shot in broad daylight. What is going on?
MILWAUKEE — A 60-year-old man was killed in a shooting near Bremen Street and Wright Street Thursday afternoon, July 23.
A memorial is growing for the man who friends say was kind, loving and not afraid to speak his mind.
“The guy was just full of love,” Dick Nelson said.
Agoro said he stopped by Bernell Tremmell’s place around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday to talk politics and beliefs, even videotaping part of their conversation. Then, Agoro said, he left.
“He’s just a community figure,” Adebisi Agoro said. “I respected him just because he had a position…He’s got his opinion on why he feels that way; and I’m not going to knock him.”
If you don’t recognize Tremmell’s name, you might recognize his signs, maybe on a street corner — varying from the political to social justice to religion.
It was around 12:30 p.m. when police said they got a call for a shooting. Roommates Andrew Olmstead and Taylen Pulley were heading out to shoot some hoops at the time.
“We walked outside on the porch and we see all these cars, so we’re like, ‘let’s go over and see what’s going on,'” Andrew Olmstead said.
“We saw the cops pull up: the vans, ambulance, firefighters, and we sat and watched. They gave CPR for about 15-20 minutes,” Pulley said.
Police say there’s not a lot of information about what led up to the shooting and who pulled the trigger.
If you do have information or know who might be involved, you’re asked to call Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS or P3 Tips App.
Story and photo credit; Fox 6 News, Milwaukee Milwaukee police: 60-year-old man killed in shooting near Bremen and Wright