Milwaukee Police Department
Press Release

MPD Officer Shot


By - May 6th, 2024 02:35 am

MILWAUKEE, WI – Yesterday, Sunday, May 5, 2024, at approximately 10:52 p.m., Milwaukee Police officers were deployed on foot in the area of the 1200 block of S. Cesar Chavez Dr. for Cinco de Mayo when a suspect fired shots, subsequently striking an officer. Officers did not return fire and no one else was struck.

The officer, a 29-year-old male with over one year of service, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-fatal injuries.

MPD has three persons of interest in custody and recovered two firearms; however, we are still seeking additional information. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS or P3 Tips App.

This investigation is fluid and ongoing.

We want to thank the Milwaukee Fire Department for providing prompt medical attention to our officer.

The Milwaukee Police Department sends our thoughts and prayers to our officer and wish him a speedy recovery. We are very proud of all the men and women of the Milwaukee Police Department that showed great professionalism.

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. While it is believed to be reliable, Urban Milwaukee does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

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