Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office
Press Release

Suspect Arrested in Shots Fired Incident Near Milwaukee River

After responding to the scene, investigating officers located two shelters on non-county-owned land on the west bank of the Milwaukee River.

By - Nov 20th, 2019 03:53 pm

Milwaukee, WI (November 20, 2019) On Wednesday, November 20, at approximately 7:41 a.m., the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, the Milwaukee Police Department, the Shorewood Police Department, and the UWM Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the vicinity of E. Capitol Dr. and Estabrook Parkway. A male suspect was arrested by responding officers and remains in the custody of the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office.

After responding to the scene, investigating officers located two shelters on non-county-owned land on the west bank of the Milwaukee River. At this time, investigators believe that these shelters were utilized by the suspect. Firearms and ammunition were recovered from one of the shelters.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office is the lead investigating agency in this matter. At this time, as the investigation remains active, the Sheriff’s Office cannot provide further comment.

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