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Milwaukee Police Breaking News – Feb 28, 2023

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Milwaukee Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Monday, February 27, 2023, at approximately 11;38 p.m., on the 1100 block of W. Atkinson Avenue. MPD officers observed a vehicle that was taken in an armed robbery traveling on the 2700 block of N. 15th Street. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle; however, the driver refused and a vehicle pursuit ensued.

The officers self-terminated the pursuit due to equipment malfunction; however, another squad observed the vehicle on N. Teutonia Avenue and W. Burleigh Street and reinitiated the pursuit. The pursuit ended when the suspect vehicle disregarded the flashing red lights and collided with another vehicle.

The driver of the suspect vehicle, a 17-year-old Milwaukee male, had to extricated from the vehicle. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. He later succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at approximately 7:45 a.m.

The occupant of the suspect vehicle, a 17-year-old Milwaukee female, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. She is in stable condition and was arrested.

The driver of the other vehicle, a 21-year-old Milwaukee man, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. He is in stable condition. Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days.

Jim Piwowarczykhttps://www.wisconsinrightnow.com/
Jim Piwowarczyk is an investigative journalist and co-founder of Wisconsin Right Now.
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