Man shot by Kenosha Police on June 11 charged
According to the criminal complaint, on June 11 at 6:34 PM Kenosha Police Officers responded to the area of 52nd Street and 39th Avenue in Kenosha for an altercation between a group of individuals. One of those men, 19-year-old Cory Cooper, was running away from police with a gun in his hand when Officer Wicketts chased him.
While the Kenosha Police Officer chased Cooper around a home he saw the suspect turn his head and torso and lifted his arm pointing a gun at the police officer. Officer Wicketts told investigators he feared for his life and at 6:38 PM a shots fired call was radioed out.
Additional officers found a Smith & Wesson gun in the grass behind the house with markings that indicated it was thrown and rolled through the grass.