Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office
Press Release

MCSO Deputies Respond to Shots Fired

No deputies or subjects were injured.

By - May 28th, 2019 08:47 pm

Milwaukee, WI – On Monday, May 27, at approximately 10:00 p.m., an unmarked Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office squad was in the area of N. 17th Street and W. North Avenue when deputies observed a black Nissan make a left turn through a red light, before turning right onto N. 16th Street. As the Nissan drove on N. 16th Street, several shots were fired from inside the vehicle. Deputies activated their emergency lights, and more rounds were fired from inside the Nissan.

With deputies in pursuit, the Nissan fled westbound to an alley between N. 23rd Street and N. 24th Street, where the occupants abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot. A perimeter was established and a search for the subjects was conducted by Milwaukee Police Department and MCSO personnel, with negative results. Efforts to locate the subjects remain underway.

No deputies or subjects were injured. Deputies did not discharge their weapons during this incident. The Milwaukee Police Department is conducting the investigation into this matter.

For further information, please contact MCSO Director of Public Affairs and Community Engagement Faithe Colas at 414-639-5506 or Faithe.Colas@milwaukeecountywi.gov.

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