Milwaukee Police are investigating a shots fired incident that happened around 8:20 p.m. on April 21 in the 3200 block of N. 29th Street. Officers from the Neighborhood Task Force were in the process of arresting two people and recovering a firearm and as they did so, they heard multiple additional gun shots being fired not far from them. When they went to investigate, a suspect fired a gun in their direction. An officer returned fire but no suspects were determined to be struck by gunfire at this time, nor were any officers. Milwaukee Police are continuing to seek the suspect who fired the gun shots and the investigation is ongoing.
UPDATE (4/22/16 at 10:40 a.m.): During the investigation into last night’s shots fired incident in the 3200 block of N. 29th Street, Milwaukee Police arrested a 26-year old Milwaukee man. He was determined to be the suspect who was firing gun shots in the officers’ direction. A semi-automatic pistol was recovered at the scene. An officer sustained minor injuries from a fall, as officers responded to the gun shots being fired. The officer was treated and released from a local hospital. The investigation is ongoing and the case will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office in the coming days for suspect’s role in this incident.