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6 months ago

Injured MPD Officer Recovering at Hospital Following Shooting

A Milwaukee Police Officer who was shot is being treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.  Officers responded to the 4100 block of N. Toronto Street around 9:40 p.m. on June 1 to investigate a fight.  While there, several vicious dogs affiliated with the residence being investigated, charged the officers.  Officers attempted to control the dogs with non-lethal means but were unsuccessful.  An officer discharged his service weapon and another officer was inadvertently struck by a bullet.  The injured officer suffered a non-life threatening injury and is being treated at a local hospital.  He is 32-years old and has five years experience.  The officer who fired his weapon is 28-years old and has 5.5 years experience.  He will be placed on administrative duty as per policy.  The investigation is ongoing by Milwaukee Police Detectives.

 

 
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