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Shots Fired at Milwaukee Police Officers During Pursuit


On 03/27/23 at about 4:55 pm in the area of 5000 W. Chambers the Milwaukee Police Department initiated a pursuit of a stolen vehicle.

During the chase, a person in the suspect vehicle fired at pursuing officers in the 4300 block of N. 75th Street. Two officers returned fire.

According to Milwaukee Police, it appears that no one was struck and there was no property damage. However, the investigation is still ongoing.

Police say a 21-year-old Milwaukee man lost control of the suspect vehicle and struck a pole in the 3400 block of W. Capitol Drive and was taken into custody. A firearm was recovered.

Charges are pending review by the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office. The officers were placed on administrative duty pending the investigation. The suspect was transported to a local hospital to be medically cleared.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (414)224-Tips or P3 Tips.

Jim Piwowarczyk
Jim Piwowarczyk is an investigative journalist and co-founder of Wisconsin Right Now.

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