Off-duty Milwaukee firefighter injured in shooting near 105th and Hampton

Updated: 4:22 p.m. on November 12, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- MPD says the off-duty Milwaukee firefighter injured in a shooting Monday night has been released from the hospital and is recovering with his family.


Posted: 7:39 p.m. on November 11, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 4900 block of N. 105th St. Monday, Nov. 11.

The victim is a 26-year-old off-duty Milwaukee firefighter who had an encounter with a man who wanted to steal his car, according to Deputy Fire Chief Mike Blackwood.

The victim sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound and is recovering at a local hospital, according to police. 

Police are seeking a 25-year-old black male wearing dark clothing, and an older model red, Toyota 4-door car. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact MPD at 414-935-7360 or Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

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