Shorewood Police: Suspect points gun at loss prevention officer during attempted robbery at Metro Market

SHOREWOOD, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 29-year-old man has been taken into custody after pointing a gun at a loss prevention officer during an attempted retail theft.

Police were called to the Metro Market, located at 4075 N. Oakland Avenue, for a report of a retail theft in progress. 

It happened at 9:46 p.m. on Sunday. 

It was reported that a loss prevention officer was in a physical altercation with the suspect. The suspect allegedly told the loss prevention officer that he had a gun. According to police, the suspect then pulled a concealed handgun from his waistband and pointed it at the loss prevention officer.

The suspect was taken into custody and a handgun was recovered at the scene.

No injuries were reported.

The incident remains under investigation.

Criminal charges have been referred against the suspect.

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

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