Two children shot by driver after throwing snowballs at cars

Two children have been shot and injured by a driver after they threw snowballs at passing cars in the US state of Wisconsin.
One of the snowballs hit the motorist’s vehicle and the person then opened fire.

Authorities said a girl aged 12 and a 13-year-old boy were taken to hospital following the shooting on Saturday night in a neighbourhood north of downtown Milwaukee.
The city’s police department tweeted: “Preliminary investigation indicates both victims were with a group of juveniles throwing snowballs at cars passing by.

Image: The two children suffered non-life threatening injuries. File pic
“One of the snowballs struck a white Toyota, no further description, and the driver of the auto fired shots into the group of kids, striking the two victims.

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“Officers immediately applied first aide to both victims.

“Both are being treated at a local hospital”.

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Preliminary investigation indicates both victims were with a group of juveniles throwing snowballs at cars passing by. One of the snowballs struck a white Toyota, no further description, and the driver of the auto fired shots into the group of kids striking the two victims.
— Milwaukee Police (@MilwaukeePolice) January 6, 2020

Their injuries are said to be non-life threatening.
No arrests have been made and police are appealing for information.

Source : Sky News