Today, at approximately 5:00 p.m., a Milwaukee Police Officer was killed in the line of duty.
Today, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Milwaukee Police Officers responded to the 2800 block of West Wright Street to check for a wanted subject.
Officers responded to the scene to search for the suspect. At approximately 5:06 p.m. the subject fired shots at officers fatally striking one of the officers.
The suspect was later arrested in the 2800 block of West Meineke Street.
We are still notifying the officer’s next of kin. At this time, MPD asks that you please pray for the officer’s family and respect their privacy as we grieve.
We will provide additional information once available.