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CAPTURED: Najee Harmon, man suspected in Friday detective shooting

Police said they have arrested Najee Harmon, the man suspected in the shooting of a Wauwatosa detective on Friday, June 19.  

They said they found Harmon hiding in a north side Milwaukee home late Saturday morning after a tip lead officers to his location.

He was found hiding in the basement of a home near 21st and Wright, which belongs to someone that Harmon knows.

That person is now under investigation.

At a news conference announcing Harmon's arrest Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn spoke in depth about his criminal record.

He was convicted of battery related to a 2011 case. 

A sentence of one year was stayed, and he was placed on 18 months probation after he pleaded guilty to those charges.

Then in 2012 while he was still on probation, he was charged with theft, and as a result his probation was revoked in 2012. 

He was convicted of the theft's charge.  

A 15 month prison sentence was also stayed, and he was placed on three years probation. 

He was still on probation when he became a suspect in a June 16th robbery.

Harmon is currently in police custody.

Chief Flynn is hoping that he will be charged in the coming days.

The 52-year-old officer that Harmon shot remains in serious, but stable condition in the hospital.


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