Suspect fires gun at MPD officer nearly hitting him

A Milwaukee Police Officer is okay after an an armed suspect fired a gun at him nearly hitting him on Saturday, June 10, around 8:10 PM near 26th and Auer Avenue.

A plain clothes MPD officer was in the area conducting an investigation when the suspect fired a gun at him and then fled in a vehicle with another suspect.

MPD officers pursued the suspects in the vehicle until it crashed into a passing car near 12th and Lloyd Streets. The suspects then fled on foot and were arrested without further incident.

Several guns were located from the getaway car.

Three un-involved persons in the vehicle that was hit by the suspects sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken to a local hospital.

The suspects are a 24-year-old man and a 21-year-old man both from Milwaukee. They are both on probation/parole for armed robbery.

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