40-year-old woman shot by Cudahy police on South Lake Drive

Updated: 11:58 a.m. on Jan. 20, 2021

CUDAHY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Authorities released new information into an officer-involved shooting that happened in Cudahy Saturday night, Jan. 16. 

Oak Creek police -- who are the lead agency on the investigation -- identified the armed person shot by Cudahy police as a 40-year-old woman from Cudahy. 

Police say charges against the woman are pending and will be reviewed by the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office. 


Published: 9:13 a.m. on Jan. 17, 2021

CUDAHY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An armed and suicidal person was shot by police in Cudahy Saturday night, Jan. 16. 

Police say just after 9 p.m., officers were called to a 911 report of shots fired at an apartment complex near South Lake Drive and College Avenue. 

Officers made contact with an armed person who was shot by law enforcement. Life-saving measures were immediately taken and the person was taken to a local hospital for treatment. 

No officers were injured as a result of the shooting. 

Pursuant to Wisconsin State Statutes, the Milwaukee Area Investigative Team was contacted to investigate. The Oak Creek Police Department is lead agency. Oak Creek PD is being assisted by the State of Wisconsin Crime lab and other agencies.

An investigation is ongoing. 

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