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>> this is breaking news now from today's tmj4. >> that breaking news chaos and violence overnight in sherman park neighborhood. video of a bp gas station burning. on the left the aftermath, a smoldering building that had >> morning light really showing us what the night of fire and violence could do to a neighborhood f you're just walking up and seeing this for the first time, let's catch you up. a night of protests, fires and violence. this all began yesterday afternoon after a police officer shot and killed an armed suspect near 44th. it did not take lodge for age angry crowd to form. >> give you an idea where all. this was going on. pretty concentrated.
where the unrest was going on. we don't have it. okay. the crowd made their way to a bp at sherman and burley. firefighters were told to stay away. gunshots were heard in the area. people were looting and setting fire to a beauty supply store and a bank in this one neighborhood in sherman park. it was about 2:30 in the morning when the crowd and people finally began going home. we have team coverage. exclusive video and details on what happened overnight. >> and bridget shanahan is out looking ahead to how people plan to clean up our community today. first, we want to take you to the scene at midnight when protesters torched that bp gas station nearly sherman and burleigh street. this is the same where protesters showed up last month
the air to scare off a group of teens. >> down the streets, o'reilly auto parts store 35th and burleigh street. beauty store went up in flames. firefighters battled flames at a harris bank. angry crowd began to gather about an hour after a man was shot and killed by police 3:30 saturday afternoon. an officer with six years on the force shot and killed an armed man at4t h23-year-old man with a lengthy criminal record. investigators also say he was carrying a semi automatic handgun taken in a burglary before. the officer involved on administrative duty during this investigation. we are told he was wearing a body camera at the time of this shooting. sheriffs joined in thest to keep the peace. one was injured.
the officer in the head. we're working to find out more information this morning. earlier in the night, somebody smashed unoccupied squad car at sherman and hour. several stores in that area destroyed and looted in the hours overnight. we do want to mention milwaukee police chief ed flynn was not as a news conference held after midnight. we were told he was out of town attending a funeral for family member in >> firefighters are extremely busy this morning. bridge shanahan is out there. where the bp gas station went up in flames. >> i want to take you over here where they are pulling one of those -- this is a bus shelter to be loaded on to this truck. this was destroyed. another one hauled out a short while ago.
destruction. across the street is the bm gas station. you can see the building behind me. you can smell what is left over, the charred building, the charred remains and take a look across the parking lot here. see the buses? milwaukee county for police officers on the scene now for hours. the one i spoke with started his shift at 3:00 p.m. came down here at 5 and hasn't left. he's going on 14 hours now. everybody has been here for i want to bring you exclusive video that you'll only see here on today's tmj4 giving you an idea of the damage overnight. again, the bus stops that were destroyed. we have video of that to show you and also you can see cars being set on fire in the street here right near where i'm standing. ground crews moved out of the area because of all the violence. chopper 4 also above capturing that burning fireball, the bp gas station.
presence all over the city of milwaukee. mayor barrett promising to keep everybody safe. still waiting to see the body camera video. we were told overnight the officer involved in that shooting that shot and killed that man was wearing a body camera and the mayor does believe it was working so we're waiting to see that footage and hear from chief flynn. he was out of town so we could hear from him today as well. increased police presence. you can see that here bin several blocks in every direction still blocked off now. >> more updates throughout the morning. thank you. >> as for the body camera video, that video along with other evidence will be turned over to the state department of justice criminal investigations division. they by state statute handle all investigations of shootings that involve police officers whether milwaukee police will separately make the decision to release that body camera video. we don't know at this time.
state level investigators. back to that news conference. happened around midnight. >> mayor barrett asked parents to make sure their children were at home and safe. alderman stamper spoke out passionately to the community. >> if you're a mother watching this now and your johnson or daughter is not home and you think they're in this area, get them home right now. get them home right now. this is this is a neighborhood that has unfortunately been affected by violence in the recent past. i know this neighborhood very, very well. and there are a lot of really, really good people who live in this area, in the sherman park area who can't stand, like any of us can't stand this violence. and they want to have order restored. our police officers are doing everything they can right now to restore order.
officers there. >> we haven't been doing enough. everybody is playing effing politics and nobody is playing life. our people are living and dying on the streets. our community is in pain. and that's enough for what i'm going to say tonight but i want to let you know the other side of god bless this city. i love this city. >> and even in the miss is the of this chaos, law enforcement did all they could to protect the puckett. >> some people became trapped in that burning bp gas station. >> video showing how officers saved lives overnight. rebekah? >> reporter: that was right, steve and julia. bridget shows you one area of destruction.
beauty supply store, the bmo harris bank. behind me is the o'reilly's, the other main target. tonight it actually started burning overnight and all the way into this, the early morning hours before it was brought under control. now, before this building was hit, they were targeting the bp gas station. that's where three employees were trapped inside. we have exclusive video from that. >> a very scary situation for three people trapped inside the bp while the store is being destroyed. you can see people throwing rocks and other items. there are employees behind the bullet proof glass area by the cash register. at one point, you see a man go up to that area with a fire extinguisher and beat on the window over and over again with the employee just behind it.
fire. according to eye witnesses, the employees could only stand there and watch as the store burned until armored police vehicle pulled up. then the people scattered and the employees were able to escape unharmed. >> now, there is an increased police presence not only outside that bp gas station as bridget told us earlier but also in this neighborhood as well as i stood here more than a squad cars have driven by in each direction, constantly checking the neighborhood. even came up to our car to make sure that we were, the media and had a right to be in this neighborhood and in this parking lot right now. there is quite a presence in these early hours. reporting live at 35th and burleigh street. >> remarkable to note that for all the fires and violence overnight, injuries were kept to a minimum. we do know one police officer
thrown through the window of his vehicle and we'll get an update as soon as police get that to us. >> things got intense as the fires burned. at one point we captured police arresting one person. by midnight, three people taken into custody. a small group was trying to cross the street but were told to stay back. police stayed calm but eventually took the person down and pulled out a taser. >> we also captured police wearing helmets and shields moving on a liquor store. we're told the owner of clark's liquor called police after seeing people breaking into the store on surveillance cameras that he was monitoring from his home. this all the happened in the middle of an already violent weekend here in milwaukee. >> right. five machine men were murdered in a nine-hour span starting last night. all the victims were shot to death. the shootings happened at sherman and burleigh street,
mayor tom barrett had this to say. >> we had a horrible night last night. nine shootings. five homicides. it happens way too often. >> four people were shot at all-star sports bar and grill. the shooting happened just before 3:00 yesterday morning. a 34-year-old and 36-year-old were killed. the two others are still recovering from their injuries. >> another shooting happened about 1:00 saturday morning at two victims, 21, 23 years 80. that shooting was robbery related. sherman and burleigh street friday night, not far from everything we saw happened last night, a 33-year-old man was shot and killed while driving. his car clashed into another vehicle that caused minor injuries for those inside. there have been 81 homicides in milwaukee as of saturday night. let's get another live look at the scene on milwaukee's north
>> welcome back. we continue to keep our eye on breaking news overnight. violence after a police officer shot ailed killed a man after a traffic stop. that man was armed with a stolen gun. the community though reacted in outrage. multiple fires on milwaukee's north side. >> and fortunately, the weather should cooperate as people clean up in this let's switch gears. >> temperatures are comfortable outside this morning. 62 in white water and burlington. 69 in milwaukee. 64 in port washington. slowser look at milwaukee county. shore wood at 65. green dale at 64 and west dallas at 63 degrees this morning. here's a look at the storm for max radar. across southeast wisconsin. all is quiet this morning. looking good. here's your forecast.
10 or 11:00, 76. increase in cloud cover this afternoon. topping out around 80 degrees but a fair amount of sunshine. 82 by 5:00. looks like humidity will stick with us and a couple of different rain chances down the road. we'll tell you when in a few minutes. >> though you do feel the lower dew points when you walk out the door. thank you. >> back to our breaking news. unrest police officer shoots an armed suspect. >> angry crowd looted and set fire on to a number of buildings. where you find rebekah where communities are coming together to help with the cleanup. rebekah? >> steve and julia, i'm here at 35th and burleigh street. where some of the businesses were looted. i want you to take a looks here. look at what the destruction has left behind. you see the windows here totally pushed out.
keep following me down here, jeremy. take a look at the doors here. people thru stuff through all the doors. cages to block out people from going in. this wasn't even a main entrance. people ripped all of this out and i'm looking through into the beauty shop here and you can see fire, destruction, not much left of this business at all and just down the road here is the bmo harris bank and that too also burned overnight we know firefighters were battling that as well. now we have heard from the coalition of justice and we've also seen churches poston their facebook pages saying from this area that they are going to clean up this morning. that at 8:00, they ask people to meet in this area and to help clean up some of this destruction. for now, reporting live, today's tmj4.
>> if you are just waking with us, much unrest overnight. a milwaukee police officer shot and killed an armed suspect yesterday afternoon that spurred demonstrations. >> patrol cars damaged, businesses set on fire. including a gas station in the headlines before. >> we find bridget shanahan with a closer look at why the cp may have been targeted. >> steve and julia, this is an active crime seen even at this hour. i want to give you a closer look at this gas station. we have a closer vantage point this morning. take a look at the building. it is destroyed. you'll notice the gas pumps were not touched. nocionie fortunate because of the large crowds gathered here. that could have been volunteer this is not the first time something like this happened here h i want to take you back to the beginning of junefull
turned violent here at the corner of sherman and burleigh street before. milwaukee police saying a large crowd of teenagers threw rocks at officers. about a month later, a man was shot and killed here. earlier that week, another protest at the same gas station. clerk fired a gun in the air after he said he felt threatened. we are noticing that some ce and going home. others on that county transit bus resting up a little bit. a lot of these guys land women also have been working 12, 13, 14 hour shifts sanes are since they began yesterday and this whole area is blocked off. we're inside the crime scene tape this morning. a couple of blocks in either direction from this intersection here of course sherman and burleigh street. it's going to be a while before officers leave here. >> we'll check back with you in
arrest a look at the weather now for a break here. one of the thing we're look forward to is the sun coming up over milwaukee to get a look at what happened. how much longer before we see sunrise? >> 5:57. the sunrise here in milwaukee. a little bit of daylight in bridget's live shot. it's going to be a good day. this is a forecast for the state fair. we're expecting temperatures in the lower 80s. more sunshine out there this afternoon. if you are headed to the state fair or anywhere across southeast wisconsin. make sure you have on your sunscreen. look at that beautiful shot in kenosha on the horizon. current temperature in kenosha, 63 degrees. currently many milwaukee, 69 with a northwest wind at 6 miles per hour. across southeast wisconsin, everybody in the 60s. 61 in fond did he lack.
dew point as steve mentioned earlier down a bit from where we were. dew point in the lower to middle 60s. relatively humid. again it feels like an improvement from where we've been. go to the weather headlines. still a bit on the humid side. can't completely shake the humidity. above normal temperatures pretty much all week long expected. a couple of different rain chances down the road. we're going to work our way south and across illinois. a good area of rain this will be parked south. may get close to us tomorrow and tuesday. here we go on future forecast. high pressure to the west keeps the weather quiet. totally overdoing the specks 6 green. we're going to be completely dry today. mostly sunny to partly cloudy. as we head into tonight and tomorrow morning, notice how the rain gets a little bit closer to us. i think it makes it as far north as say chicago during the day on monday. we stay dry with high pressure
arriving on tuesday. so your forecast for today, high temperature of 82. mostly sunny to eventually partly cloudy. for tonight, a low temperature down to 68 degrees. another mild night tonight. maybe some patchy fog. here yours 7-day forecast. monday 82. tuesday a slight chance of showers with a high of 80. wednesday, 81 with a slight chance of showers. 87 on friday. best chance of rain next week will be thursday night into eventually that passes through late in the day on friday. then we cool down to 78 on saturday. steve and julia? >> summer hanging on with both hands. thank you very much, brian. >> we're going to take another live look. sherman park neighborhood where much of the unrest took place. more continuing coverage of the
social media. a huge crowd showed up late last night. bp gas station was torched at sherman and burleigh street before moving on to a beauty salon and a bank. firefighters were forced to watch the buildings burn because people were firing guns making the situation too dangerous for them. bridget shanahan live in fronts of the gas station. first we start with rebecca who has been a information on what led up to this fire. >> right, steve and julia. you can actually see the o'reilly's here is one of the other main areas of destruction and we can see smoke and smoldering happening closer to the building there but to talk about the level 6 destruction, actually out here in the parking lot, you can find wiper blades and oil cans which make it so obvious why this fire burned for so long.
it actually burned until the early hours this morning. but before the o'reilly's auto part was the target, the bp was the main area of destruction and we caught exclusive video of the moments right before it caught fire. before a massive fire broke out at the bp, this was the situation. people were looting the store. an aye witness said they grabbed food and soda. then you see someone pic barrel and throw it at the store. turns into the destruction that have business. while this is happening, three people are trapped inside according to police, they're all employees. they eventually were able to get out safely but not before the store started on fire. now both at the bp and here in this area of 35th and burleigh street, there has been increased police presence all morning.
this crime scene has been opened back up here but hasn't stopped officers from sitting in the parking lot and asking some of the people who are driving by to keep moving. >> we'll have another update from you in about 10 minutes. >> bridge shanahan live near sherman and burleigh street. where that bp gas station went up in flames what can you tell us? >> i was telling you earlier that it smelled like smoke out here because of that fire. take a look across the street where the gas station is on the corner of sherman and burleigh street. smoke filtering into the air. this happened several hours ago. take a look at all of that damage on that building there. the front interested destroyed. you can see the charred remains. also look above the gas pump
stop, one of the only left on this corner. two hauled away after that destruction overnight and exclusive video of those bus stops being destroyed. this is what i had looked like in the midst of the chaos, bus stops being attacked and cars lit on firement middle of the street. our ground crews had to move out of the area because of all of this violence but chopper 4 was above capturing that burning fireball that was once a gas st exactly what happened here on the ground and also this morning, increased police presence. rebecca was talking about this all over the city of milwaukee. mayor tom barrett last night in his news conference. we have heard what sounded like gunshots here in the last hour or so. several officers in the tapes that we do feel safe. that's the hardest part. no telling with stuff like this when things are going to turn
expected out here, they are on edge wondering what may ce this afternoon. >> thanks bridget. >> a news conference held around midnight. where milwaukee mayor tom barrett pleading with parents to find their kids if they were out on the streets and bring them home. >> he stepped to the podium in place of milwaukee police chief flynn who is in texas for a nonoral. mayor barrett was begging mothers and fathering once again to get of trouble. >> if you love your son, if you love your daughter, text them, call them, pull them by the ears and get them home. get them home right now before more damage is done. because we do not want to see any more loss of life. we don't want to see any more injuries and we're going to stay on this. our police presence is going to be very strong. we're going to work with the community and tomorrow we'll be meeting again with church leaders and community leaders because we're going to make an
we can to restore order and this is something that is important to me as mayor. >> mayor tom barrett was not alone. flanked by a number of ailed evermen and women asking people for peace. >> listen, our city is in turmoil tonight. and we all have to work together to restore a sense of calm to this neighborhood. and so we're everyone, we're calling on everyone to do what they possibly can to help restore calm in these neighborhoods. >> someone else paying close attention to the chaos was district attorney john chisholm. >> this kind of behavior is not going to be tolerated and there's going to be really severe consequences for it but just as importantly, we have to
live in those neighborhoods that are engaged with us that want to have a safe community that are working with us to promote peace and stability in those nakeds. >> we know at least three people have been under arrest but after the review, we expect there to be much more. >> during all this violence, bricks were thrown at a number of milwaukee police squad cars. one police officer was hurt. mayor tom barrett told us at the news conference the officer suffered a head i serious it is. we'll get an update on that as the police department gets back in touch with us as the morning wearings on. now we know three people arrested stemming from the fires set and the looting that followed in the sherman park neighborhood overnight comes after a milwaukee police officer shot and killed an armed suspect, a body camera we are told was rolling during that shooting. that video will be handed to the
it is state law that an outside agency investigate all police shootings. in the case of the city of milwaukee, the state department of justice has this job. we'll have more on the situation coming up later on life at daybreak. now, 5:39 here on sunday morning. much more still to come. >> we're going to get another live report from the sherman park neighborhood where people will be arriving soon to start this cleanup. much cleanup needed now after the city was destroyed. you're watching today's tmj4
>> back more breaking news. unrest after a milwaukee police officer shoots an armed suspect. >> angry crowd looted and set fire to a number of businesses including a gas station on the north rebecca is there. >> reporter: that's right, steve and julia. people are waking up this morning, getting a look at what has been left behind in their neighborhood. this is jet beauty on 35th and burleigh street. windows all blown out. inside of the store burned. just destruction left along the sidewalk and just down the way from here as well, same thing over at the bmo harris bank
fire. that is why the coalition of justice and area churches are calling on people this morning to come out and join them in cleaning up the neighborhood. park lawn church of god asks people to meet there at 8:00, pray with them and head out into the neighborhood to help clean up what has been left behind in the city here, this path of destruction. reporting live at 35 and burleigh street. >> much cleanup is needed. thank you rebecca. >> let's give you a live look the first time we are getting a clear picture of some of the damage done overnight during a night of violence. we'll have bridget shanahan with
>> welcome back. if you are just waking up with us, there has been much unrest overnight. almost surreal. milwaukee police officer shot and killed an armed suspect. yesterday afternoon which stirred many demonstrations. patrol cars damaged. businesses set on fire including a gas station that has been in the headlines earlier this summer. where we find bridget shanahan
this bp may have been targeted. >> right julia and steve. last images a lot of folks saw was this bp gas station on fire. from above. we are now on the ground getting first look at it this morning. you can see how bad the damage is. actually still smoldering this morning. this was intentionally set on fire overnight. this was the first business that s demonstrations began. we have cell phone video to show you from the end of june that also turned violent. milwaukee police say a large crowd of teens threw rocks at them and broke out a window at the same bp gas station and busted out a squad car window. a month later, a man was shot and killed here. earlier, another protest at this same gas station. clerk fired a gun in the air after he said he felt thenned by
i want to give you a look at all of the cleanup. you can see lots of trash in the streets. police officers are picking up the evidence markers now. some of them sweeping up glass. a dpw crew on the scene now. bus shelters have been hauled away. those were destroyed. only one remains at this intersection this morning and again, still a large police presence here. mayor barrett promising that all day long and probablyon several blocks taped off in either direction this morning. live on the north side, bridget shanahan. >> nice to see, bridget as we get daylight for the first minutes here this morning that people are out there trying to restore some semblance of normalcy in this community. thank you. going to switch gears for a moment. >> we know you have plans for this sunday. let's see what the forecast will be like.
brian? >> the weather is looking good for us. a fair amount of sunshine. more clouds by this afternoon but overall a dry day. sunrise officially 5:57 this morning in milwaukee. weather will start to heat up in rio for the olympics. here is your olympic forecast today. 87 degrees. and tomorrow all the way up to 96 tomorrow. again, keep in mind that is winter in brazil. this is a live look in kenosha. looking live over lake getting ready. 63 in kenosha. still a hint of humidity but that has improved. 69 the current temperature in milwaukee with the northwest wind at 6 miles per hour across southeast wisconsin. everybody in the 60s. lone 50, 59 in green lake. 59 in the dells. for us, 67 in racine. dew point in the lower half the 60s. so still some humidity but this is a drastic improvement
let's go through the weather headlines. still a little bit on the humid side. tolerable for this time of year. a above normal temperatures pretty much all week long. rain chances down the road. first chance a slight cans on fuss. storm radar quiet. area of rain across southern illinois. thislike parked to the south of us during the day. and then start to creep way further north during the day tomorrow. let's track that here on future forecast. high pressure building to the west of us. high pressure keeps during the day. computer model totally overdoing the scattered showers across the state. we're going to stay dry. we will focus attention again to the south of us. early tomorrow morning. high pressure starting to break down a little bit. you can see some of that rain edging into northern illinois. makes it as far north as chicago during the day on monday and for us on tuesday, a slight chance of showers. your forecast for today, a high temperature of 82 degrees. mostly sunny. to eventually partly cloudy.
maybe patchy fog develops again for tonight. here's your 7-day forecast. monday, 82 degrees. now the dew points are going to stick with staying in the 60s pretty much all week long. some humidity but this is tolerable for this time of year. maybe close to 70 by wednesday. we'll see if that happens. 80 on tuesday. 81 on wednesday. slight chance of showers tuesday and wednesday. better chance of showers and storms on thursday and friday as we warm julia. >> the humidity won't be as oppressive as last week. thanks so much. >> still ahead, keeping tabs on the breaking news that stunned our city overnight. >> another live look from the north side. o'reilly auto parts store. right there at 35 and burley, fond du lac where they all come
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big of a devastation it was here at the o'reilly's auto parts. take a look at what is left behind. we get our first look at the inside of the building here, the roof collapsed. everything inside the building. looking around here on the ground. glass, metal all over the place. even found a steering wheel sitting out here among the destruction. there are auto parts all over the parking lot here of course. they are talking about trying to help clean up this church groups, neighborhood organizations, asking people to come out here, try to clean up some of the destruction left behind and you can see how far reaching it is. especially to these long time businesses that are over here at 35th and burleigh. reporting live here. today's tmj4. >> thanks so much, rebecca. during a press conference held just a couple of hours ago, multiple ailed kerman and women say they know people are
community and nationally and locally. they say they're in office to help them make change. >> when the people start setting s stuff on fire, that's because they feel like they can't do anything else. that's what that means. it comes from helplessness and they put us in office to help. i ran for office to help. >> the alderman and women that spoke said the violence that happened overnight is not just a side but say no one can deny the racial problems in milwaukee. >> few people in that room would agree that this is the way to address the problem. we now know three people were arrested stemming from the fires set and the looting done in the sherman park neighborhood overnight. this comes after a police officer shot and killed an armed suspect. the state is now investigating
body cameras we are told were rolling during the shooting. a member of milwaukee police command staff says he believes the shooting will be ultimately ruled justified but that is up to the state department of justice to conclude. we'll get more information throughout the day. you can stay with us here on air or today's app or wtmj.com. >> we will wrap things up now. a lot of people cleaning up. there's church today. people headed thankfully it's going to be nice out. >> the weather looks good. mostly sunny skies and partly cloudy by this afternoon. temperature around 80 degrees by noon and by 2:00, 82 degrees. still a little bit on the humid side but compared to where we've been, i mean, we've had some really sticky days and thankfully that will not be the case today. just relatively humid day compared to where we've been. >> all right. more team coverage on the breaking news all day. we'll have more live reports
following. chaos and violence in milwaukee's sherman park neighborhood on the right sides of your screen. burning bp gas station. left sides, rebecca standing by ready to report on the aftermath in front of a smoldering auto parts store near 35th and burley. good morning. morning light really showing us what the night of fire and violence could do to a neighborhood. if you are just waking us and seeing this, it all began yesterday afternoon after a milwaukee police officer shot and killed an armed suspect near 44th. did not take long for an angry crowd to form. >> you can see the unrest continue through about a 10 block area of the north side of milwaukee. the crowd making way from 44th and hour to the area. right around sherman and
was looted and set on fire. firefighters for a while not even allowed to get close to the burning gas station because gunshotses were heard in the area. people looted and set fire to beauty supply store and a bmo harris became bank caught on fire briefly. about 2:30 when police say they regained control of the crowd and people started to head for home. we have team coverage on live at daybreak. rebecca has exclusive v details on what happenedover night? >> and looking ahead to how people plan to clean up the community. first, we want to take you to the scene at midnight when protesters torched that bp gas station. you may remember this is the same gas station where protesters showed up last month after a clerk fired gun into the air to stir up a group of teens. >> down the street, firefighters responded to o'reilly auto parts store.
together here. beauty supply store also went up in flames. firefighters also had to tend to flames coming from the bmo harris bank on that same block. angry crowd started to gather in about the hour after 3:30 yesterday afternoon after one man was shot and killed by milwaukee police. >> milwaukee police tell us an officer with 6 years on the force shot and killed an armed man at 44th and hour. they say the suspect is a 23-year-old man with a lengthy criminec investigators say he was carrying a semi automatic handgun taken in a burglary earlier. the officer involved is on administrative duty during this investigation. we're told that he was wearing a body camera at the time of the shooting. we still have not seen the video. >> milwaukee sheriff deputies joined in the effort to help keep the peace on the north side. only one police officer that we know of was injured. a milwaukee officer was hurt when a brick flew through his
update from police on that injured officer's condition. earlier in the night, somebody actually smashed up an unoccupied squad car. a photo tweeted out by milwaukee police. this vehicle sparked at sherman and hour. a number of stores in that area were also destroyed and looted overnight. firefighters are still keeping plenty busy this morning. at the scene where a bp gas station went u bridget? >> julia, we're getting an even closer look at this gas station. take a look behind me. not only is that gas station building destroyed, there are several cars in the parking lot obviously giving you a big picture of how ho hot that fbi was burning. at least three that i can see that are destroyed as well. smoldering. you can smell the smoke in the air. chopper 4 overhead can give us a better view of what is
of the big fireball in the sky and this morning finally getting a look at what exactly was going on here on the ground. also exclusive video i want to show you of some of the damage done over here near sherman and burleigh. unbelievable chaos that you can see bus stops being destroyed by the bus shelters, completely torn out of the ground. cars on fire. ground crews had to move out because of all the violence. chopper 4 above capturing all huge fire bam that was once the gas station. this morning, increased police activity. i want to bring you back out here live. a lot of clean up happening this morning. a bright spot in all of this. nice to see things getting back in order. see this stop light here, the crews working to restore this. this was almost completely parallel with the ground when we arrived here this morning. crews pushed it back into play. got that upright. working on getting it running again. see next door to it.
hauled off, totally and completely done for. we're going to have to get replacement in here from the city. the crews are working on that this morning. live on the north side, bridget asian ha han. >> thank you so much. as you again to see the light, only imagine how much all this will cost. >> fortunately minimal cost in earlies of human life, with only one police officer injured in what happened last night. only a handful of arrests. as w arrests and the injury in a news conference right around midnight. >> mayor tom barrett asked parents to make sure their children were at home safe and alderman smoke passionately to the community. >> if you're a mother watching this right now, and your johnson or daughter is not home, and you think they're in this area, get them home right now. get them home right now.
this is a neighborhood that has unfortunately been affected by violence in the recent past. irknow this neighborhood very, very well. and there are a lot of really, really good people who live in this area. in the sherman park area. who can't stand just like any of us can't stand this violence. and they want to have order restored. our police officers are doing everything they can right now to restore order. we have lots a l officers there. >> i ran for office to help. we haven't been doing enough. everybody is playing effing politics and nobody is playing life. our people are living and dying on the streets. our community is in pain. and that's enough for what i'm going to say tonight but i want to let you know the other side
god bless this city. i love this city. >> we also want to mention that milwaukee police chief was not at the news conference because he is attending a funeral for a family member in dallas right now and in the midst of the chaos, law enforcement did all they could to protect the public. >> some people were trapped in that bp gas station that was set on fire. >> the exclusive video shows how officers saved >> reporter: steve and julia, as the sun is coming up, we get our first look at one of the other areas of destruction besides the bp. here at the o'reilly's auto part. i don't know if our chopper can zoom in here and you can see how much of a devastation this was, this fire burned here at o'reilly's for quite a long time. the whole roof has collapsed into the building. we see gas cans, oil cans, wiper
here. all left behind. the o'reilly's was hit, looted and burned along with a other businesses be including the bmo harris bank and the jet beauty supply but before all of these buildings were targeted, the bp gas station was the target. we are exclusive video of the moment of that fire and the people caught inside. >> a very scary situation for flee people trapped inside the bp while the destroyed. you can see people throwing rocks and lost err items. there are employees behind the bullet proof area by the cash register. at one point, you see a man go up to that area with a fire extinguisher and beat on the window over and over with the employee just dehind it. they'll all trapped there as the entryway of the store is set on fire. according to eye witnesses, the employees could only stand there and watch as the store burned
pulled up. then the people scattered and the employees were able to escape unharmed. now, coming up, i am going to have more on some of the other businesses hit in this area of 35th and burleigh. again, there is a very strong police presence that has not gone away since overnight into this morning. police squad cars keep circling the blocks. officers are walking here to make sure everything continues to remain safe for now, reporting live, today's tmj4. >> thank you. >> things got intense as the fires burned. at one pound we captured police arrests one person. by midnight, police took through people into custody. a small group trying to cross the street were told to stay back. police stayed calm but eventually took the person down and pulled out a taser. another scene, police were wearing helmets, carrying shields as they moved on a
burleigh. the owner of clark's liquor called police. the owner was sitting at home watching live security camera video from inside his store. as people attempted to loot it. police moved in and made arrests there. this all happened in the middle of a violent weekend in milwaukee. >> six men were murdered since friday night. six victims shot 20 death. shootings handled at sherman and burleigh. 23rd an state. a man stabbed to death. mayor tom barrett had this to say. >> we had a hour little night last night. nine shootings. five homicides. it happens way too often. >> four people were shot at all-star sports bar and grill at 40th and fond du lac. shooting happened before 3:00 saturday morning. 34 and 36-year-old were killed and two others recovering from injuries.
23rd and state. two victims there. 21 and 23 years old. this shooting was robbery related. and at sherman and burleigh friday night, a 33-year-old man was shot and killed driving his car. this scene here near everything we saw happened last night. car crashed into another vehicle causing minor injuries to those inside. there have been 82 homicides in milwaukee this year. counting the stabbing from overnight. another live look at the scene this morning. in the damage. this is the o'reilly auto parts store at 35th and burleigh. we'll go back out live to rebecca with how the community plans to come together today.
>> welcome back. we're following braking news. much unrest overnight. milwaukee police officer shot and killed an armed suspect yesterday afternoon that spurred demonstrations. looting, fires and violence. you can see one of them that fell victim was the o'reilly ought to toe parts store. you can see the roof collapsed because of this fire. very dangerous out there last night. we'll have more updates soon but now we're talking to meteorologist about the weather. >> thanks temperatures this morning on the comfortable side. 63 in fond du lac. 65 in racine. closer look at milwaukee county temperatures. south milwaukee at 62. shorewood and 64. west dallas at 61. storm formats radar all is quiet this morning. if you're out the door this morning to church, we should have a very quiet morning across southeast wisconsin. looking good. by 7:00, 70 degrees.
by 2:00, 80 degrees and 5:00, 82 degrees. increase in clouds later on this afternoon. we stay dry today but have a couple of rain chances down the road. we'll tell you when in just a few minutes. >> thank you. back to our breaking news. unrest overnight after a milwaukee police officer shoots an armed suspects. >> angry crowd looted and set fire to a number of businesses including a gas station. >> that's where rebecca is where comm rebecca? >> steve and julia, i'm out here at 35th and burleigh where quite a few businesses were hit by people looting. that includes jet beauty here. you can see windows here at the front of the store thrown out glass on the street here. come down the way over here. you can see these doors. actually are not the main doors into the building. they happen to be the front entrance here. these were also all torn apart.
the building. of course the whole building was set on fire. this burned along with o'reilly's which is on other side of me and behind me here his the bmo harris bank. that also was looted and burned overnight. now this morning, a couple of different community organizations including the coalition of justice and churches are asking people to come out at 8:00 here this morning in the neighborhoods to help clean up some of the destruction that is left behind. you can see the still covered with glass that people have to walk over in order to get to the bus station or just go about their day. they're asking for the community to come out and help at 8:00 this morning. for now, reporting live at 35thth and burleigh, today's tmj4. >> time now, 6:16. sunday morning. much more still to come. >> coming up, we'll go back out live to bridget shanahan. give us a closer look at one the businesses that went up in
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yesterdays afternoon and then demonstrations were spurred. >> a number of police patrol cars dammed, businesses set on fire including a gas station that was in the headlines earlier this morning. >> bridget shanahan with a closer look at why it may have been targeted. >> reporter: yeah, we'll get to that in a second. the bp is right across the street from sherman park and police left this area. intersection is open. we are closer than we have been. you can get a good building totally burned. there is nothing left of this this morning. you can see three carsment parking lot. also burped after again police say somebody intentionally set this gas station on fire. three people were inside at the time. they did make it out okay. take a look at the ground. notice all the bottles and debris. clear evidence that this places had been looted before there fire started. not the first time there have been problems at this particular gas station. i want to show you some cell
a disturbance that turned violent here. milwaukee police say a large crowd of teenagers threw rocks at them breaking a window and busting out a squad car win i do as well. a man was shot and killed here. earlier that week, another protest at this same gas station. clerk fired a gun in the air. he said he felt threatened by a group of kids outside. three people were inside of this building. hard to believe they made it out safely after this places was set on fire. and a lot of cleanup to out here this morning. dpw crews going up and down the streets cleaning up what is left. several of the bus shelters haul off after those were destroyed and the windows broken out of them and a stop light moved into the upright position because that too was pushed over almost parallel to the ground here at sherman and burleigh. live on the north side, bridget shanahan. today's tmj4. >> a much better look at the destruction this morning. thank you. >> people planning sunday. if you're going to clean up the
broadway an tells us what to expect. >> we also have state fair still going on. a beautiful day across southeast wisconsin. we are comfortable temperatures this morning. eventually a high temperature around 82 degrees this afternoon. if you're headed to the state fair, 10:00. 76. 2:00, 82 and 6:00, 80 degrees and increase in cloud cover. -- don't forget your sun clean. uv index up to 8 today. again s most of the day. walk shaw current conditions. blue skies overhead. not a cloud in sight. 61 degrees. dew point also at 61. a hint of humidity in the air but certainly an improvement from where we've been the last couple of days. 69 the current temperature many milwaukee and across southeast wisconsin. looks like both spots in the 60s. 65 racine. burg at 62 and west bend at 61 degrees. the dew points in the lower half
but compared to again the dew point in the 70s just a couple of days ago feels good. still on the humid side. top of the weather headlines. above normal temperatures pretty much all week long. there's a couple of different rain chances down the road. looks like the first chance will be a slight chance on tuesday. as we go through the storm radar, quiet weather. we'll watch an area of rain. park itself from st. louis across illinois and into along a stationary front. let's track it all here. go through time. follow the time as we head into this afternoon. i want you to ignore the green specks here indicating scattered showers. i think the computer model is overdoing this. high pressure should win the battle and we should stay dry. down to the south of us, there is that stationary front. will there will be quite a bit of rail. not only today but into tomorrow, 8:30 tomorrow morning. high pressure for us. we stay dry but some of these
north at chicago tomorrow and then we'll have a slight chance of showers on tuesday as this area of low pressure gets close to us. your forecast for today, high temperature of 82. mostly sunny. eventually partly cloudy. for tonight, a low temperature of 68 under partly cloudy skies. we could also have patchy fog by tomorrow morning. here's your 7-day forecast. 82 on monday. 80 on tuesday. slight chance of showers on tuesday and wednesday. better chances thursday and there's going to be a cold front that moves through friday night and saturday morning. probably our best chance of rain. again, late friday through saturday morning. up to 787 on friday. summer holding on strong, guys. >> brian, thanks so much. >> another live look outside. from chopper 4. you can see a look at the looting andrea destruction. bp gas station. you can see how close the fire was to all of the those gas
expecting a comfortable start to our day. 63 degrees in port washington, 62 in burlington. 69 in milwaukee. some racine county temperatures. union grove 62. waterford at 61 and stud van at 63 degrees. forecast 82 degrees in milwaukee. another warm day. racine at 83 and 79 in sheboygan. >> thanks, brian. more coverage of our the unrest in milwaukee. coming up, exclusive video that shows damage at bp gas station
>> this is breaking news now from today's today's tmj4. >> breaking news the sun begins to rise over milwaukee showing us the aftermath of the chaos on the northwest side after a milwaukee police officer shot and killed an armed suspect at 44th and hour yesterday afternoon. then this. after conversations on social
late last night. a bp gas station was torched and sherman and burleigh before moving on to a beauty salon and a bank. firefighters were forced to watch the buildings burn because people were firing guns. making the situation too dangerous for them. >> we have team coverage this sunday morning. bridget shanahan in front of the gas station. >> first we start with rebecca, awake all night with more information on what led up to this fire. rebecca? >> reporter: yes, steve julia, i'm standing here at the o'reilly's auto parts. this actually burned into the early hours this morning. one of the second scenes here. i want you to take a look at what is left behind. first of all, you can see all the destruction still in the parking lot here, the oil cans, aerosol cans, pretty object why the fire burned so long and look inside the building there. the roof has totally collapsed
this auto parts actually was looted before it caught on fire. it's the second area that was the target of looters tonight. or before or yesterday morning before it was hit. the bp gas station was the target. we is a exclusive video of that moments before the flames started. before a massive fire broke out at the bp, this was the situation. people were looting the sto food and soda and someone picked up a barrel and thru it at the store. the turns into the destruction of that business. while this is happening, three people are trapped inside. according to police, they're all employees. they went wale were able to get out safely but not before the store started on fire. now police have told us that they are still patrolling this scene here because they are
building as well as a few other are buildings in the area as well. now, coming up this morning, i'm going to show you another business that was hit and what looters did here on 35th and burleigh. for now, reporting live, today's tmj4. >> bridget shanahan joins us now live from sherman and burleigh. that's where the bp gas station went up in flames. bridget? >> yes, steve, we are right on the edge here of the parking lot of this gas view of the damage done last night. really our first look at this place since the sun came up this morning. several carsment parking lot here. those are destroyed. the building, the roof melted off. windows not visible. all over the parking lot, you can see the evidence that there was likely some looting inside of this gas station overnight. it to give you a look at exclusive video we have from last night seeing the bus shelters being destroyed.
well. ground crews had to move out of the area because of all the violence. chopper 4 above capturing that fireball. increased police presence. mayor barrett promising that things will remain safe. the police have left the area. people are waking up. you can hear that man yelling in the background. lots of people coming to get a look at this and a lot of people upset after everything that happened last night. reporting life at sherman and burleigh. brid >> thank you so much. >> a news conference held around midnight. that is where milwaukee mayor tom barrett was pleading with parents, begging them to find their kids if they thoughted they were out on the streets of milwaukee and bring them home. >> he stepped to the podium in place of ed flynn in texas for a funeral. here's what he had to say. >> if you love your son 5:you love your daughter, text them, call them, pull them by the ears and get them home.
more damage is done because we do not want to see any more loss of life. we don't want to see any more injuries. and we're going to stay on this. our police presence is going to be very strong. we're going to work with the community and tomorrow we'll be meeting again with church leaders and community leaders because we're going to make an all out effort to do everything we can to restore order. something that is important to me as mayor. >> mayor was not alone. flanked addressing the crowd asking for peace. >> listen, our city is in turmoil tonight. and we all have to work together to restore a sense of calm to this neighborhood. and so we're calling on everyone, we're calling on everyone to do what they possibly can to help restore
>> someone else who was paying close attention to what was going on was district attorney john chisholm. >> this kind of behavior is not going to be tolerated and there's going to be really severe consequences for it. just as importantly, we have to continue to work with the vast majority of the citizens that live in the neighborhoods that are engaged with us that want to have a safe community that are working with us and promoting peace and stability in the >> as of now, we know three people have been arrested. after the review of surveillance video, we expect much more. >> during all this violence, bricks were thrown at milwaukee police squad cars. one police officer was hurt. mayor did tell us the officer suffered a head injury hit by a brick or something thrown lieu a window. we have yet to leash how serious it is. the state department of justice is now responsible here.
this about 3:30 yesterday afternoon. the incident began when two mpd officers stopped two suspect in a car yesterday afternoon. shortly after the stop, the suspect ran from the car. the officers then chased the suspects. that's when they say the 24-year-old officer opened fire on a man armed with a semi automatic handgun. the suspect diedity scene. >> the gun at the scene that we are recovering was stolen in a rg asia along with 500 rounds of ammunition. >> it is not clear if the suspect shot at police. that may not be known for several weeks. >> you may have heard this has been a violent weekend in the city. a total of six people killed since friday night on the streets of makes. forof them within a span of a couple of hours from friday night into saturday morning. we have heard of no arrests in connection with any of those six homicide. this is not the first time the
seen violence. this is video from the end of june. more than 100 teens turned violent. they were gathering around sherman park and later at that bp gas station that burped overnight. they were running into traffic. breaking windows at that gas station. gatherings lasted for three days. at least one person there was arrested as a part of the violence earlier in the summer. >> and so we know at least three-pointe three people arrested stemming from the fires set and looting d sherman park naked overnight. it comes after a ply shot and killed an armed suspect as he told you. body cameras were rolling during the shooting. state responsible for reviewing that department of criminal investigation. we have a lot more on the situation coming up in the newscast with team coverage. it is 6:388 on this sunday morning. more to come here on live at daybreak. we'll get another live report from the sherman park neighborhood where people will arrive to start cleaning up
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>> back to our breaking news at 6:41 this morning.un milwaukee police officer shoots and kills an armed suspect. >> angry crowd looted and set fire to a number of businesses including a gas station on the north side. >> we find rebecca there where communities are coming together to help with the cleanup. rebecca? >> reporter: steve and julia, i'm here at 35th and burleigh where there were a few businesses here around this intersection that have been looted. i want you to take a look here at jet beauty.
have been thrown out, glass put all over the side here. keep following me down the way. you can see the doors here. these are not the front doors of the store. they're the side doors. there's usually displayed right behind them. that has been pulled out. look ides the store. you can see the devastation that the fire has left. you can see everything single aisle has been dumped over. all the beauty supply stuff totally gone. this is left to deal with. both here and down the way at the bmo harris bank which also was looted and then set fire to as well. so this morning, churches, organizations lying the coalition of justice are asking neighbors to come out here at 8:00 this morning and help them to clean up the neighborhood. you can see glass is still left on the sidewalk. they're asking people to come help put the neighborhood back together so people can get back
school, doing their every day activities. so for now, reporting live at 35th and burleigh, today's tmj4. >> thank you so much. during a news conference held a couple of hours ago, 6? , multiple alderman and women said they know the people are frustrated with the police community here in milwaukee and across country but they said they are in office to help make positive change. >> when the people start they feel like they can't do anything else. that's what that means. it comes from helplessness and they put us in office to help. i ran for office to help. >> the aldermen and women that spoke said the violence that happened overnight is not justified and they said nobody can deny that there are racial
need to be addressed. >> we know part of that change starts this morning. >> coalition for justice plans to meet in sherman park. 8:00 this morning. they're going to help clean up and pray for the city of milwaukee. the group asking everybody to bring water and whatever else you can to help the community and show support. as we go to break, give you a live look from the city's north side. chopper 4 over the scene at 35th and burleigh where the o'reilly auto parts store was burned overnight. clear picture of the damage done. bridget shanahan will be back with new information live from
>> welcome back. if you're just waking up with huhs, there has been much unrest been showing you all morning. milwaukee police officer shot and killed an armed suspect yesterday afternoon and that spurred demonstrations. a number of police patrol cars were damaged. businesses set on fire. including a gas station that we've seen in the headlines earlier this summer. were bridget shanahan has a closer look why it may have been targeted. good morning, bridge. >> i'm in the corner of sherman and burleigh, steve and julia.
live shots. we're now on sherman. a much better van taming point. sun coming up. cars burned out. take a look at the pavement down below. lots of water, lots of debris. you can see that soot down there as well. this was still smoldering when we got here at about 4:00 this morning. still smells like smoke in the air. see lots of bottles and other things that are likely brought out and looted from inside the gas station. as you mentioned, not the first disturbance here at this bp gas station. cell phone video from back in july you can see another one of those violent disturbances. milwaukee police say a large crowd of teens threw rocks at them and busted out a squad car window. a month after that, july, a man was shot and killed right here at this gas station. now earlier that week, there was another protest. again, here at the bp. clerk inside fired a gun in the
threatened by a group of kids outside. there were three people inside of this gas station when that fire was set last night. those three people did make it out safely. remarkably when you take a look at what is left. pretty much nothing. bathrooms are totally destroyed. inside of this building just gone. reporting life from the corner of sherman and burleigh, bridget shanahan. >> now the clean upbegins and the investigation only gi get stuff done, head off to church in a little bit. >> we know you have plans so let's see what the forecast will be like. meteorologist here with the your weather. >> weather will cooperate for us. comfortable temperatures this morning in the 60s. eventually highs in the lower 80s. here's your olympics forecast. things will start to heat up in rio. 87 now in rio. look at the high tomorrow. 96 degrees.
blue skies here, not a cloud in sight. 63 now in walk shaw. dew point at 61. that is also improving. across milwaukee, 69. winds out of the west, northwest at 6 miles per hour this morning. a light breeze. almost everybody in the lower half of the 60s, milwaukee the warm spot. white water at 60 and janeville at 64 degrees. current dew point still a hint of humidity in the this isn't bad for this time of year. lower half of the 60s. 64 in port washington. 2 the dew point in racine and bulger. 63 in lake geneva. weather headlines still a bit on the humid side but improved from a couple of days ago. above normal temperatures all week long. a couple of chances of rain down the road. dry today and tomorrow. tuesday the next chance, a slight chance of seeing showers.
down to the south, st. louis, southern illinois a good area of rain across indiana. a long a stationary front. meaning that front will be stationary for today. looks like maybe flooding rains for them. going through future forecast. high pressure in place. go through time. this afternoon, 2:30. computer model overdoing the scattered shower ac test i thing we stay completely dry. high pressure in place. mainly clear skies to partly cloudy and as we head into monday, notice how that rain starts to get a little bit closer to us. maybe showers work their way as far north at chicago and area of low pressure tracks up from the south. we'll have a slight chance of showers on tuesday with the bulk staying south. forecast for today, high temperature of 82. mostlyson why i to partly cloudy. tonight low temperature of 68 degrees. partly cloudy with patchy fog. your 7-day forecast. for monday, 28 degrees.
so yes, that is humid. not terrible. could be worse. not only today, tomorrow, tuesday and wednesday. the rest of your 7-day forecast brings a slight chance of showers on tugs and wednesday. better chances on thursday and friday. best chance probably from friday night into saturday. heat up to 87 on friday. a cool front moves through cooling us down to 78 next weekend on saturday. julia and steve. >> thank you so multiply. >> still ahead, still keeping ta stunned our city overnight. >> another live look from chopper 4 over the city's north side as we talk about the damage, we focus on two places that got the worst of it. bp gas station burned overnight and oh riley auto parts a couple of blocks away. much of the problem contained to a small area on the city's north side however the place that's
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o'reilly's auto parts. i'm holding a steering wheel. some of the many items of debris left. take a look at the store itself. all the windows have been shattered out of here. people were looting this business before it was set on fire and then the roof collapsed in from that fire. quite a few hours overnight because of all of the combustibles. you can see the steam coming up off the roof. the smell of burn in just so overwhelming here. just total devastation has been left from this neighborhood because not only is it the o'reilly's over here but the beauty store behind that and then the bank as well. people are coming here. they say they ran into the store earlier today or earlier yesterday, grabbed a can of oil, we want to the beauty store to grab a can of hairspray, all of that gone. they just don't understand it. so many people are shaking their
can not believe this happened to my neighborhood. reporting out here at 3 fifth and burleigh. >> this is a community here on the north side that has such a little commerce, such little businesses to begin with, it is difficult to see things especially like that beauty store which you know, the bp gas station is a corporation behind that can help mitigate the loss. there was a family owned liquor store looted. family owned beauty store looted. they are now challenge of putting business back together. >> one more look at chopper four. three people arrested. looting that was done at the sherman park neighborhood overnight. comes officeth it is a a police officer shot and killed an armed suspect. body cameras rolling. state responsible for reviewing that as outside investigation. we hope to get more updates throughout the day. let's take a look outside. >> yeah, the weather is looking
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