A survivor speaks out after his brother was killed in a double shooting near 22nd and Orchard
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Two brothers shot dead in an alley after being attacked by unidentified individuals. One of them died.
We spoke to the Brother Who Lived, who is urging people to come forward and bring justice to his family.
Violence had already erupted in the city over the weekend and continued with a wave of shootings on Sunday July 24. This happened around 10:30 p.m.
Gunshots rang out on S. 22nd Street between Orchard and W. Lapham.
The shots came after Alexis Martinez-Castorena, his brother Juan and their cousin were hung outside their garage in the alley talking.
Two men and a woman passed by and Juan Martinez says the men started laughing at them. They fought and the men shot Juan and Alexis.
Her 20-year-old brother later died in hospital. Juan says he didn’t want to show his face in our interview but wanted to speak out to inspire people to come forward.
“Things are getting out of hand in this city,” Martinez said. “I would like them to be found and justice served legally because it was unfair and devastating. Everyone in the community knows that my family and I are tight knit and we are not affiliated with anything illegal. My brother definitely looked around, he did what he could to help everyone.”
“What we are looking for is someone in this neighborhood who hopefully heard this fight or observed this fight and is able to identify one of these people,” the police detective said. of Milwaukee, Curtis Pelczynski.
If you know who killed Alexis Martinez-Castorena or anything about this or any other crime, call Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-8477. You can also use the P3 Tips app. Both are anonymous no one will ever know who you are and if your tip leads to an arrest in this case you get $1000 cash.