What we know about the fatal shooting of Milwaukee’s Bernell Trammell, who some say was targeted because of his politics


By Genevieve Redsten, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The shooting death of Bernell Trammell outside his office in the Riverwest neighborhood last week has prompted a viral outpouring on social media for justice.

Trammell, who was known for conspicuous political activism and religious proselytizing, was shot about 12:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. 

Was he a victim of his politics? He had carried a sign supporting President Donald Trump, a fact that prompted one prominent Republican to call for federal prosecutors to investigate his death as being politically motivated.

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