19-year-old arrested after firing shots at Milwaukee police officers

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A 19-year-old man was arrested after firing shots at Milwaukee police Saturday, March 13.

It happened near 76th and Winfield around 9:40 p.m.

Police say prior to the officers arrival, shots were fired at the location by known suspects. The 19-year-old man sustained multiple gun shot wounds.

The officers approached the location upon hearing the shots. 

Police say the 19-year-old victim discharged his weapon towards the officers.

The officers were not injured.

The victim was taken into custody, as well as taken to a local hospital for his injuries.

Milwaukee police continue to seek unknown suspects.

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

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