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Breaking: Najee Harmon faces multiple charges in shooting of Wauwatosa detective

Najee Harmon, the man suspected in the shooting of a Wauwatosa detective on June 19, has been charged.

According to the criminal complaint, he is charged with 3 counts of attempted first degree intentional homicide and  1 count felony possession of a firearm. 

He is expected in court today for his initial appearance.

The officers were investigating a recent burglary in Wauwatosa when they observed one of the reported stolen vehicles a red Honda, parked and unoccupied.

Harmon exited a nearby apartment building and entered the driver's side of the vehicle. Two of the Wauwatosa officers were in plain clothes and driving an unmarked squad car. One officer was in official Wauwatosa police uniform driving a marked squad car. The officers drove the two squads toward the vehicle blocking the vehicle.

The officers exited the vehicle and drew their weapons and ordered Harmon to surrender.

Harmon exited the Honda, and began running from vehicles. As he did he drew a black handgun and pointed it towards the officers, according to the complaint. The officers returned fire toward Harmon. One of the officers was struck by a bullet from Harmon in the pelvic area.

 

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