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6 dead in Milwaukee home, victims identified


Late Monday, the Milwaukee County medical examiner's office identified the victims as Charles L. Hardy, 42; Caleb A. Jordan, 23; Javoni Liddell, 31; Donta H. Williams, 44; Michelle D. Williams, 49; and Donald Smith, 43.


Donta and Michelle Williams, as well as Donald Smith, had lived at the house where they were discovered, according to the medical examiner's records.


What happened inside the house?


Police have not yet said what they believe occurred inside the home. All six people were fatally shot. Do police have a suspect in custody?


Police have not said if the suspected shooter was among those found dead, or if they are searching for someone else. They have not announced any arrests.


Late Sunday, police officials did stress there was "no information to suggest that there is a threat to the community," indicating authorities believe these were targeted shootings.

What was the motive for the shooting? Police have not released a possible motive for the shooting.


Had police been called to the house before?


Milwaukee police have been called to the duplex before in recent months. In September, police received a complaint of dmg dealing, according to dispatch records. A month later, a 24-year-old man was killed and another man wounded in a shooting at the corner of North 21st and West Wright streets, according to police and medical examiner records.

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