MPD: Milwaukee woman arrested after multiple-hour-long gun standoff Friday night

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are investigating a subject with gun incident that occurred on Friday, June 25.

Authorities say that during an argument at approximately 9:40 p.m., the suspect, a 34-year-old Milwaukee woman, brandished a firearm near Appleton and 60th before fleeing in a vehicle.

MPD officers observed the suspect's vehicle and attempted to make a stop.

The driver proceeded to refuse to stop the vehicle and a pursuit ensued.

Milwaukee police say the pursuit ended near N. Teutonia and Lincoln Creek when the suspect stopped and exited the vehicle with a gun.

Authorities reported that the suspect refused to drop the gun and tactical setup was established.

The Tactical Enforcement Unit and Crisis Negotiators were summoned to the scene.

After several hours of unsuccessful negotiations, less lethal bean bag was deployed.

The suspect was arrested and her gun was recovered without further incident.

Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days.

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