Police: Arrest made in connection to fatal shooting in Brown Deer

Updated: 3:51 p.m. on Oct. 25, 2021

BROWN DEER, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Brown Deer police officers arrested a suspect Monday, Oct. 25, in connection to the homicide that occurred on Oct. 20 near 49th and Spring Lane. 

Officials say the suspect is currently in custody at the Milwaukee County Criminal Justice Facility awaiting possible charges.

Investigators will be presenting the case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office and will provide updates as they become available.


Posted: 2:51 p.m. on Oct. 20, 2021

MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner was called to a homicide Wednesday, Oct. 20, near 49th and Spring Lane in Brown Deer.

Brown Deer police responded to a report of multiple shots fired inside a residence in the area. The caller stated that the suspect had fled from the home on foot.

Arriving officers located an adult male with multiple gunshot wounds. Life-saving measures were attempted, but the man was later pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

Police say the suspect was not located but has been identified and is known to the victim. 

Schools in the area were placed on lockdown from 11:35 a.m.- 2:20 p.m., according to the Brown Deer Police Department.

Local businesses and daycares were also urged to shelter in place while officers searched the area.

Police say "the buildings were safe and secure and all students accounted for."

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