Morgan Wallen performed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at American Family Field on Saturday night (April 15). He celebrated the huge stadium show on Instagram the very next day.
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However, the night did not end on a high note for 12 fans and their party bus driver. According to WISN 12News, the party bus, from Lou’s Limo Service, “was struck by gunfire.” Police report that gunshots rang out around 11:50pm 35th Street near Clybourn Street following a fight.
One bullet hit the party bus, shattering its window and shooting out the other side, where passengers were sitting just moments before.
Mitch Landvick, the driver of the party bus and co-owner of the Limo company, told the news outlet, “It was like a movie. All of a sudden I heard a gunshot and told everyone to get down.”
Thank goodness he did, or else we’d be writing a different story.
One of the passengers said, “I think bottom line is we’re just extremely grateful to be home with our loved ones. We’re giving our loved ones extra squeezes and being more appreciated of the time we have with them.”
Lou’s Limos took to their Facebook page and shared photos of the damage of the party bus.
“Today was a day full of emotions… grateful, scared, sad, emotionally drained and then grateful again,” the post read. “Last night Lou’s Limos and our passengers experienced the unthinkable. After leaving the Morgan Wallen concert in Milwaukee with a bus full of passengers we got stuck in the middle of a drive by shooting between 2 vehicles and a street full of people.”
The post continued, “Although there was extensive damage to the limo bus we are nothing but grateful our Owner/ Driver and passengers all came out unharmed physically. The outcome could of [sic] been much different.”
The company cancelled their bookings for the next few weeks and gave full refunds, as they work with Milwaukee police, and their insurance company “to get back on the road as soon as possible.”
Lou’s Limos ended their post by saying, “We would like to send thoughts and prayers out to all our passengers from last night. It was not an easy situation and you all stayed strong. We are so happy you returned to your families safe. We also would like to pray for the people in the streets, the people in cars who were crashing into each other trying to escape like we were and to the shooters and their families that they can find their way… a better way.”
We are glad Mitch and the passengers are all physically okay. Police are still looking for the shooter, and WISN reports that Lou’s Limos is rethinking their Milwaukee routes.
See Lou’s Limos’ post below.