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MPD Detectives Exchange Gunfire With Armed Suspect

A Milwaukee Police detective was grazed by a bullet fired by a suspect armed with a semiautomatic handgun during an investigation in the 5200 block of N. Teutonia shortly after 2 p.m. on June 19. The detective, who was not injured, returned fire along with another detective. The suspect fled southbound on Teutonia, discarding his handgun on the front lawn of a home. The suspect was quickly apprehended in the 3000 block of W. Villard Avenue by responding officers. He a 21-year-old Milwaukee man with a criminal record and is a person of interest the June 17 homicide at the US Gas station on N. Green Bay Avenue. The suspect was not injured as a result of this incident.

The detective who was grazed by gunfire is 35-years-old with 17 years of service. He is assigned to our Central Investigations Division.


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