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Six adults were found dead inside a home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Sunday, and their deaths are being investigated as homicides. 

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner said on Twitter six adults — five men and one woman — were found at a home near North 21st Street and West Wright Street. 

Sgt. Efrain Cornegjo of the Milwaukee Police Department told Bring Me The News on Monday that the victims had injuries "that are suspected to have been caused by gunfire" and they continue to seek "unknown suspects."

The medical examiner said autopsies on the victims will be conducted on Monday. They have not yet been identified. 

Police found five bodies after being called to do a welfare check at a home on the 2500 block of North 21st Street at about 3:45 p.m. and later located a sixth victim, a news release said.

Police on Sunday said they didn't have information on a motive or suspects who may have been involved. 

"The murders discovered today on a residential block in the heart of our city are horrific," Acting Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson said in a statement Sunday.

Johnson said it's "important not to feel numbed by the ongoing violence in our community. A horrible crime has again occurred, and it is not a movie or a fictional account. These victims died in our city, in one of our neighborhoods."

The area has seen a record number of homicides. There have been 21 homicides in Milwaukee County so far this year. Last year at this time there were nine, CBS 58 reports

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to contact the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360.

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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