A GUNMAN allegedly killed two people including the mother of his child when he opened fire from his apartment balcony.
Police swooped into an apartment complex in Brown Deer, Wisconsin on Saturday morning amid reports of gunfire.
Among the victims was Arieuna Reed, 23 years old, with a two-year-old child named Egypt with suspect shooter.
Brother Aaron Reed told TMJ4: “She is everything to us. It’s like a hole that I’ll never be able to close.
“She is life. Family life. Whenever we come together, we always turn to my sister to maintain the relationship. “
Her uncle Guy Alicea-Reed said he would miss her “a lot”.
Her parents told 12 News that she had just gone to soccer practice with her child and was taking him back to his father’s apartment.
Arieuna is a medical assistant preparing to start her own vending machine business.
A 31-year-old man, who has not been identified, and the suspect, 26, were also among the victims.
A child was in the gunman’s apartment but was uninjured. Tot hon is now with family.
Police said the relationship between the suspect and the victim was unclear as the investigation continued, but said the two knew each other.
No police officers were injured when the gunman opened fire. A K-9 patrol vehicle was hit but the animal was not injured.
Witness Eric Lewis, 36, said he was awoken by gunfire and saw a man holding a weapon, according to New York Times.
He claims there was a “dispute” between the man and the woman before she fled.
Lewis said the gunman chased the woman and opened fire.
Several bullets were fired from the balcony as Lewis tried to help the wounded.
Lewis injured his right ankle but was treated at the hospital.
The motive for the shooting remains under investigation as the investigation continues.
“There is no reason to believe there is any danger to the community at this time,” said Brown Deer Police Chief Peter Nimmer.
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