Kenosha PD release new info on Saturday officer-involved shooting

On Thursday, Kenosha Police released an update to the officer-involved shooting that happened Sunday, June 11.

According to police, Officer Alex Wicketts, a six year veteran of the Kenosha Police Department, responded to a weapons complaint in the 5000 block of 39th Avenue. Officer Wicketts observed a person matching a suspect description and attempted to make contact with him.

The suspect fled on foot and Officer Wicketts pursued him. Officer Wicketts found the armed suspect and shot at the suspect hitting him. A gun was recovered at the scene.

The suspect identified as 19-year-old Cory Cooper, was taken to the hospital.

The Kenosha Police Department has recommended charges of Obstructing, Bail Jumping and Endangering Safety by Use of a Dangerous Weapon to the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office for Cooper.

The Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation, is investigating the Officer Involved Shooting.

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