Maintenance worker involved in double fatal shooting now in jail

CREATED Mar 13, 2014 - UPDATED: Mar 13, 2014

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MILWAUKEE -  As Milwaukee police sort out exactly what happened, we're learning more about the two teens who lost their lives.   The 19 year old man and 17 year old woman were parents, and now their baby will grow up without a mom and dad.

An anti-violence rally was expected to begin Thursday evening, one day after the two teens were killed inside an apartment building near 27th and Vliet.
 
One day later, it's a quiet scene outside the apartment building.  No flowers, no teddy bears, no reminders of the lives lost.  Just this guy - community activist Bob Braun showed up.  He says he talked to the building manager who provides some insight about why the teens went there on Wednesday afternoon.

“There is a lady upstairs, apartment owner, not, renter, that they were trying to evict and apparently these people were going up to visit.  My suspicion is this maintenance man, I've known him for like ten years, he's the most peaceful guy, I"m sure he didn't start anything. He's familiar with the inner city and workings so I am sure he just used it to defend himself," said Braun.

Police say when the couple and another man, 20 year old Clarence Alls, came into contact with the building's maintenance man, an argued erupted.  Alls survived the attack.  His arrest and detention record claims he was punching the maintenance man closed first and it was caught on camera.  We went to Alls' last known address.

A neighbor who didn't want to go on camera tells me the family lived on this block until just a few months ago. She says she would see Clarence Alls, who went by the nick name "A's" outside with his friends smoking.

We also spoke with a man working at this corner furniture store where the mother of the 19 year old man was taken, after she collapsed on the sidewalk. He says his heart went out to her and that he closed the store for the rest of the day Wednesday, as many other family members showed up to give her comfort.