MPD: Man faces 17 years in prison after shooting at officer near 39th and Garfield

MPD: Man faces 17 years in prison after shooting at officer near 39th and Garfield

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Updated: 06/16/2021 04:41 PM

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police say the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office issued criminal charges against a man who fired shots at a police officer on Saturday, June 12.

On Wednesday, June 16, Montrael R. Young was charged with one count of First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety, Use of  A Dangerous Weapon. If convicted, officials say he could face up to 17 years, 6 months in prison and could be fined up to $25,000.

The incident occurred on Saturday near 39th and Garfield at 2:35 a.m. 


Published: 06/12/2021 08:49 AM

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --- Milwaukee police arrested a 31-year-old man after he fired shots at a police officer on Saturday, June 12.

Police say it happened near 39th and Garfield at 2:35 a.m.

According to officials, the victim was a Sergeant with 16 years on the department. He was not injured.

Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting are under investigation. Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS or P3 Tips App to remain anonymous.



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