Milwaukee Police Officer Shoots, Wounds Suspect Following Chase

A Milwaukee man was shot by a police officer during an early-morning altercation on Wednesday.

Officers were dispatched to an area on the city’s north side because of an alert from a ShotSpotter device in the area.

That’s a device that detects gunshots using acoustics and radar and alerts police officers within seconds.

Officers arrived on scene and gave chase to a suspect who eventually stopped, turned towards officers and pointed an object at them.

An officer on scene opened fire, wounding the 29-year-old suspect.

An investigation into that officer-involved shooting is ongoing.