State Patrol Reconstructs Scene of Last Week's Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

The Wisconsin State Patrol Technical Reconstruction Unit is at 44th and Auer in Milwaukee assisting the DCI in reconstructing and mapping the officer-involved shooting of Sylville Smith. 

The shooting occurred Saturday, August 13 after police shot Smith who was reportedly carrying a gun. The fatal shooting sparked protests and unrest around Sherman Park.

According to the State Patrol, they came out during the morning to take care of the reconstruction before people made their way to work. They wanted to keep a low profile so the reconstruction wouldn't spark anymore unrest. State patrol felt like the area was "too hot" of an environment to do the reconstruction right after the shooting.

The scene reconstruction took about an hour to complete.

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