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"Very Very Horrific:" DNS Special Enforcement Agent Shot and Killed in Car

MILWAUKEE - A City of Milwaukee DNS Special Enforcement Agent was shot and killed in his car near 23rd and Cherry around 2 p.m. this afternoon.

The DNS worker was at work at the time of his shooting. According to Police Chief Ed Flynn, "The DNS employee was here on official business. He was going to do a house inspection on this block and that was why he was here. He was wearing a windbreaker that clearly identified himself."

"This is a very very very very horrific event," Mayor Barrett said at a press conference held this afternoon.

Milwaukee Police remain on scene investigating. The shooter remains on the run according to Milwaukee Police.

"It's a very difficult time for the city of Milwaukee family to lose an individual who spent 33 years of his career working for the department of neighborhood services," Mayor Barrett said.

"We have been conducting a neighborhood canvas in an attempt to find an eye or ear witness to this event," said Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn.

If you have any information about this crime, you are asked to call the Milwaukee Police Department. 

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