2 years ago

Suspect Shot by Officer During May 8 Northwest Side Confrontation

On Sunday, May 8th, around 11:30 a.m., an off-duty Milwaukee Police Lieutenant was in the area of N. 73rd Street and W. Good Hope Road. He was told by a store employee that Sally Beauty Supply, located at 7335 W. Good Hope Road, was being robbed. The Police Lieutenant confronted the suspect and fired several shots, striking the suspect. The suspect fled the area in a vehicle and later was located at N. 76th Street and W. Mill Road.

The suspect is a 25-year old Milwaukee man. He is currently being treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries and has been arrested for this incident. He is a convicted felon and has a lengthy arrest record for various offenses including robbery, burglary, motor vehicle theft, battery, resisting an officer and drug possession.

The Police Lieutenant is assigned to the Investigative and Intelligence Bureau, is 48-years-old, and has 22 years of service with MPD. He was not injured during this incident and will be placed on Administrative Duty per policy.

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