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Family Attorney: Tosa Police Officer will NOT be charged in Killing of Jay Anderson Jr.

UPDATE: In a press conference, the attorney for the family of Jay Anderson Jr. said that the District Attorney will not charge the Wauwatosa Police Officer who shot and killed Jay Anderson Jr.

The family said they are disappointed with the decision and after viewing the dash cam footage they do not agree that Anderson was a threat to the officer.


Wauwatosa Police tell CBS 58 the District Attorney has made a decision on whether or not to charge the Wauwatosa Police Officer who shot and killed Jay Anderson Jr. on June 23 at Madison Park.

Jay Anderson Jr's family says he was sleeping in his car when an officer approached, leading to the deadly situation.

According to an injury filing, the officer claims Anderson lunged for a handgun when he was told to put his arms up.

Anderson's family had a meeting with the District Attorney earlier Monday but did not say what the meeting was about.

The family will hold a press conference at 4:00 PM which you can watch on CBS 58's Facebook Page or on the CBS 58 News at 4:00 PM. and the Wauwatosa Police Department is expected to release information soon.

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