Off-duty Cleveland police officer involved in deadly shooting in Milwaukee

Updated: 11:23 a.m. on May 16, 2022

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Authorities determined a fatal shooting in Milwaukee involved an off-duty Cleveland Division of Police officer. 

Officials said it happened near 17th and Vliet Streets May 15. 

According to Milwaukee police, the officer fired in self-defense during an armed robbery attempt. 

A 17-year-old from Milwaukee was killed. 

This investigation is ongoing and Milwaukee police continue to seek two suspects related to the armed robbery attempt.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 414-224-Tips or P3 Tips App.


Published: 4:02 a.m. on May 15, 2022

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A 17-year-old from Milwaukee is latest victim of violence. Milwaukee police report he was killed just after midnight on Sunday, May 15, near 17th and Vliet streets.

CBS 58 is working to find out how the boy died. Officials say the incident may be related to a robbery, and the teen had a firearm.

Police are looking for suspect information. Call Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-Tips or P3 Tips App.

This is a developing story. Stay with CBS 58 on air and online for the latest updates.

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