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MPD: Officer shoots, wounds man near 21st and Concordia

MPD: Officer shoots, wounds man near 21st and Concordia

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are investigating a non-fatal officer-involved shooting near N. 21st Street and W. Concordia Avenue early Wednesday morning.

Milwaukee Police say officers were dispatched to the area of for a shots-fired call around 12:35 a.m. 

Once on scene, officers witnessed a man with an object in his hand. The man then ran off. While chasing him, the man turned toward officers with a gun. Police asked him to put the gun down and when he refused, an officer fired shots at the 29-year-old. The suspect sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital. 

The 31-year-old officer who shot the man has been with the department for 13 years. He was placed on administrative duty as part of standard protocol.

The Milwaukee Police Department’s homicide division is investigating the incident. Police said a community briefing about the incident will be released to the public within 45 days.

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are investigating a non-fatal officer-involved shooting near N. 21st St.and W. Concordia Ave. around 12:35 a.m., Wednesday morning. 

Police will be releasing more information at a press conference later this morning. 

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