Officer discharges weapon at suspect with fake gun


by Becky Mortensen

MILWAUKEE---Milwaukee Police are saying a suspect pointed a toy gun at an officer causing the officer to discharge his weapon.

Police responded to 18th and Locust at 2:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a person with a gun.

When the suspect pointed a toy gun at the officer he discharged his weapon.

No one was struck and no one was hurt in the incident.

The suspect with the fake gun is in police custody.

This incident comes just one day after an officer gunned down an armed robbery suspect.

That incident is still under investigation.


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