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Milwaukee police confirm second fatal officer-involved shooting in 3 weeks

Published: Monday, August 13, 2018 @ 7:20 PM
Updated: Monday, August 13, 2018 @ 7:56 PM

UPDATE @ 7:56 p.m.: Milwaukee police officers shot and killed a wanted suspect during a traffic stop Monday evening, police Chief Alfonso Morales said.

The suspect reportedly exited the vehicle with a gun during the stop when two Milwaukee officers shot and killed him, Morales said.

Neither officer suffered any injuries, and both have been placed on administrative leave.

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The suspect was wanted on active warrants for domestic violence and probation violation, Morales said.

INITIAL STORY: Milwaukee police are on scene for a fatal officer-involved shooting in the city’s south side, police say.

Police say the shooting occurred around 5 p.m. CST in the 1000 block of South 10th Street. 

This is the second reported fatal shooting involving a Milwaukee police officer in the last three weeks.

 

Officer Michael J. Michalski, 52, was shot while pursuing a drug suspect July 25, and was pronounced dead at Froedtert Hospital.

Milwaukee police Chief Morales is set to speak with the media at 6:45 p.m. CST. A medical examiner has been called to the scene.

We will update this page as more information becomes available.

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