UPDATE: Milwaukee Police Department provides update on today’s shooting in the Third Ward.
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UPDATE: Suspects are in custody following the shooting of an off duty officer in Milwaukee’s Third Ward on Thursday afternoon, sources tell WTMJ. A high speed chase involving police was seen on the north side. A short time later, officers raided a home on the city’s northside, according to witnesses.
Law Enforcement officers are using their K-9 officer to search this neighborhood off 29th and Chambers. We believe this is related to the 3rd ward shooting. @tmj4 pic.twitter.com/1UkyUYsVJA— Tom Durian (@TMJ4Tom) January 13, 2022
MILWAUKEE – There is a heavy police presence in downtown Milwaukee on Thursday afternoon following reports of an off-duty police officer being shot.
#BreakingNews There is a heavy police presence outside the Shake Shack near Water and Buffalo in Milwaukee’s Third Ward. TMJ4 News is on scene to bring you the latest details. Stay with https://t.co/4etcTWzOPx for more updates. pic.twitter.com/eLc1J5t66n— TMJ4 News (@tmj4) January 13, 2022
The officer was rushed to a hospital. Their current condition is unknown.
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office said that it was NOT responding to the scene.
This is a developing story. Check back here for updates as they become available.