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Man left unresponsive after fight with off-duty Milwaukee police officer

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- An off-duty Milwaukee police officer was involved in a fight that left another man seriously hurt early Saturday, April 19. 

Authorities responded to a battery complaint near 45th and Cleveland around 7:40 a.m. 

According to police, the 32-year-old officer was involved in an altercation with a known subject. When officers arrived, they found a 25-year-old Milwaukee man, unresponsive. He sustained serious injures and transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

The off-duty officer, with 13 years of service with MPD, was not injured. Per Milwaukee Police Department’s Standard Operating Procedure, the officer was placed on administrative duty.  

The incident is ongoing and is being investigated by the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.

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