Police: Man shoots at ex-girlfriend in Wauwatosa

Police: Man shoots at ex-girlfriend in Wauwatosa

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A man is in custody after Wauwatosa Police say he opened fire at his ex-girlfriend Saturday, April 24.

According to officials, around 12:05 a.m. Saturday morning, Wauwatosa Police responded to the area of N. 77 St and W. Wisconsin Ave for a report of shots fired following a car crash. No injuries were reported at the scene of the shooting.

The suspect was identified as the victim’s ex-boyfriend.

Officers determined that while the victim was driving home from work, a Chevrolet SUV quickly approached the victim and stopped in front of her.

The SUV then backed into the victim, causing significant damage to both vehicles.

The driver of the SUV then fired a handgun several times at the victim, breaking glass and striking her vehicle.

The SUV then drove away from the scene and the victim reported the incident to law enforcement.

Officers later took the suspect into custody without incident.

Police say this was a targeted attack and there is no threat to the public.

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