A Milwaukee Police Officer survived an encounter with an armed suspect around 8:10 p.m. on June 10 near N. 26th Street and W. Auer Avenue. A plain clothes MPD officer was in the area conducting an investigation. A suspect fired a gun at the officer nearly striking him. The suspect then fled in a vehicle with another suspect.
MPD officers pursued the suspects in the vehicle until it crashed into a passing vehicle near N. 12th Street and W. Lloyd Street. The suspects then fled on foot and were arrested without further incident. Several firearms have been recovered in the fleeing vehicle. Three uninvolved persons in the vehicle that was struck by the suspects, sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken to a local hospital. No MPD officers were injured during this incident. The suspects are a 24-year old man and a 21-year old man both from Milwaukee. They are both on probation/parole for armed robbery. The investigation is ongoing.