Breaking! An officer has been shot and killed while serving a warrant! The suspect has been taken into custody.
The Milwaukee Police Department has not yet confirmed details of this morning’s officer involved shooting. We, along with the officer’s family, ask all media outlets to refrain from using the officer’s name, photo or other identifying information until it is released by MPD.
— Milwaukee Police (@MilwaukeePolice) February 6, 2019
FoxNews Reports A Milwaukee police officer was shot and killed Wednesday morning while serving a warrant, the city’s medical examiner confirmed Wednesday afternoon.
The Wisconsin cop, who has not been identified, was shot while on the city’s south side around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, FOX6 reported. He was rushed to the hospital, where he later died. The suspected shooter was taken into custody.
Milwaukee police did not provide details of the shooting but tweeted they were investigating a “critical incident” in the area. They are expected to hold a news conference at 1:30 p.m. local time.
“MPD is confirming there is no danger to the public,” Milwaukee police tweeted.
The shooting comes six months after Milwaukee police officer Michael Michalski was shot and killed while chasing Jonathan Copeland Jr., who…
Watch: Officials provide an update after a Milwaukee police officer was shot and later died from his injuries. The shooting happened near 12th and Manitoba on the city's south side Wednesday morning. http://via.fox6now.com/xAie7
Posted by FOX6 News Milwaukee on Wednesday, February 6, 2019