Latest: Suspect wanted for shooting Kenosha police officer arrested in Indiana
Updated: 11:07 a.m. on Aug. 12, 2020
GARY, Ind. (CBS 58) -- The suspect wanted for shooting at a Kenosha Police Department officer has been taken into custody.
Authorities report 29-year-old Jonathan Massey was apprehended Tuesday night, Aug. 11, in Gary, Indiana, for attempted first degree intentional homicide
Officials say upon his arrest, he was found to have previously been shot in the abdomen, and was taken to the hospital and released.
He's being held in jail awaiting extradition.
The Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is leading this investigation and is assisted by the Wisconsin State Crime Lab, Wisconsin State Patrol, Kenosha Police Department, Indiana State Police and US Marshall’s Task Force. All involved law enforcement are fully cooperating with DCI during this investigation.
Published: 1:29 p.m. on Aug. 10, 2020
KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Kenosha police have identified Jonathan T. Massey, 29, as the suspect who is wanted for attempted first degree intentional homicide for shooting a Kenosha police officer Saturday, Aug. 8.
Police responded to the area near 46th and Sheridan Aug. 8 to investigate a complaint of someone trying to gain entry to a vehicle, according to a news release from the Kenosha Police Department.
CBS 58 spoke with a man who did not wish to be identified who said he called 911 around 4:40 a.m. after he saw two men in hoodies trying to break in to cars on Sheridan Road.
When an officer arrived on scene, he saw a subject matching the 911 caller's description. Police said when the officer tried to investigate, the suspect brought out a firearm and shot the officer. The officer returned fire, according to the news release.
Officials say the officer, a 30-year-old man with two years of service with the department, was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He is out of surgery and is in stable condition, according to an update provided Monday, Aug. 10.
If you see Massey, or know his location, police say do not approach him and immediately call 9-1-1.
DCI is leading the investigation and is assisted by the Wisconsin State Crime Lab and Wisconsin State Patrol. According to a news release, DCI is continuing to review evidence and determine the facts of this incident and will turn over investigative reports to the Kenosha County District Attorney when the investigation concludes.