At least five shots were heard as Milwaukee police said at least two people were shot.
— Joyce Garbaciak WISN (@JoyceGarbaciak) May 14, 2022
Both victims are in stable condition, according to the Milwaukee Fire Department.
Milwaukee police told TMJ4 News that one suspect is in custody.
First responders, including mounted police, are on the scene and road closures are in effect. At least one ambulance was spotted leaving the scene.
Police are trying to keep people away from the scene where MPD confirmed to our @BruceHarrisonTV that 2 people were shot and one was taken into custody. Updates on @tmj4 at 10. pic.twitter.com/MWkdYmbbJf
— Ryan Jenkins (@RyanJenkins_TV) May 14, 2022
The shooting reportedly took place near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Highland Avenue.
Reports from the scene indicate the shooting happened at around 9.30pm, right after the game ended.
Fans exiting the arena reported seeing a stampede of people running from the scene. Other reports state fans exiting the arena were forced back inside for safety.
Deer District is home to a number of restaurants and shops near the Fiserv Forum, where the Bucks play.
A watch party was happening in the district, with fans lining the streets to watch the NBA playoff game.
The Bucks reportedly set a capacity limit of 11,000 fans for the watch party.
Fans reportedly had to pass through metal detectors to get onto the plaza for the watch party. But the shooting occurred just east of the plaza.
The Bucks lost to the Boston Celtics by a score of 108-95.