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UPDATE: Milwaukee man, 48, killed in officer-involved shooting near 10th and Burnham

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- An officer-involved shooting on the city's south side is currently under investigation. 

It happened around 5:30 p.m. on Monday.

According to the Milwaukee Police Chief, law enforcement was conducting a follow-up on a male subject they were seeking who fled from them earlier in the day. Officers then located the man near 10th and Burnham and conducted a traffic stop.

According to the Police Chief, the man then exited the vehicle with a firearm and shots were fired.


The man, identified as a 48-year-old resident of Milwaukee, was pronounced dead on the scene.

The two officers who fired shots were not injured. They are described as a 44-year-old officer with 20 years experience and a 27-year-old officer with 6 years experience.

According to the Police Chief, the man was wanted on two warrants with one being Domestic Violence.



Alderman Jose G. Perez issued the following statement, 

I understand there has been an officer-involved shooting on Milwaukee's south side. I am working to learn the facts and will have more to say once details are known. Our thoughts and prayers are with the affected families, community, and officers.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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