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Investigation into officer-involved shooting in Milwaukee underway

Updated: 7:50 a.m. on January 9

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- According to the Wauwatosa Police Department several homes were hit by gunfire during the incident.

Authorities on scene are using a drone to get an aerial view of the crime scene for the investigation.


Updated: 5:15 a.m. on January 9

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Milwaukee.

According to Wauwatosa Police, officers attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The car did not stop and a pursuit began. Police say a tire deflation device was successfully deployed in an attempt to end the pursuit. 

When the car stopped a suspect, believed to be the driver, got out of the car and began shooting at officers. Authorities say the 23-year-old male suspect fired multiple rounds and at least two rounds hit a squad car. Officers returned fire as the suspect continued to shoot while running from the car.

Police say the suspect was armed with a semi-automatic handgun. He is a Milwaukee man with a lengthy arrest record, according to police.

The car was a 2015 Subaru stolen in Milwaukee on January 3. There were four people in the vehicle. A 19-year-old female passenger and the suspect were taken to the hospital for injuries and have since been released.

No one else was hurt.

The Milwaukee Police Department is assisting Wauwatosa Police in the investigation.


Posted: 5:01 a.m. on January 9

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Police from Wauwatosa and Milwaukee are investigating an officer-involved shooting near Concordia Ave. and N. 85th St.

Authorities say they are no fatalities.

Stay with CBS 58 as we continue to follow this developing story.

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