Milwaukee detective tried to intervene in robbery
Off-duty officer shot in Third Ward
Milwaukee detective tried to intervene in robbery
JANUARY 13TH 2022 AT APPROXIMATELY 2 PM. SUSPECT UNSUCCESSFULLY ATTEMPTED TO STEAL A VEHICLE CONTAINING THREE CHILDREN AT THE 200 BLOCK OF EAST BUFFALO STREET. ETH SUSPECT LEFT THE VEHICLE AND BEGAN TO LEAVE THE SCENE. THE ADULT FEMALE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE. OKAY A CELL PHONE AROUND HER VEHICLE AND ENTER A NEARBY BUSINESS. WHEN INSIDE THE BUSINESS THE SUSPECT THEY ATTEMPTED TO STEAL ETH VEHICLE APPROACHED THE FEMALE AND ATTEMPTED TO ROB HER. DAN OFF DUTY MILWAUKEE POLICE DEPARTMENT DETECTIVE INTERVENED ANNOUNCED TTHA HE WAS AN OFFICER AND ATTEMPTED TO DETAIN THE SUSPECT. IT’S STRUGGLING SHOULD ENSUED AT WHICH TIME THE SUSPECT BRANDIS A FIREM.AR THE SUSPECT FIRE MULTIPLE SHOTS AT THE RKOC OFF TO THE DETECTIVE TIMES AND THE SCEEN THE DETECTIVE RETURN GUNFIRE AND AT TSHI TIME, THERE’S NO INDICATION THE OFFICER GUNFIRE STRUCK ANYONE. THE SUSPECT PLANET VEHICLE THAT LATER OBSERVEDY B UNIFORM OFFICERS ON THE 2700 BLOCK OF WEST STATE STREET. OFFICERS ATTEMEDPT TO STOP THE VEHICLE. HOWEVER, THE DRIVER REFUSED TO STOP IN A VEHICLE PURSUIT ENSUED. THE VEHICLE PURSUIT ENDED ON A 38 3000 BLOCK OF NORTH 30TH STREET, I EXCUS ME,E BUT 3,000 BLOC OKF NORTH 30TH STREET. MULTIPLE SUSPECTS FLED ON FOOT AND 18 YEAR OLD MALE AND A 17 YEAR OLD MALE WERE APPREHENDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT. THE DETECTIVE INVOLVED IT IS 37 MILL ONLY YEAR OLD MALE WITH SEVENEA YRS OF SERVICE WITH A MARKET POLICE DEPARTMENT. HE’S TO STAY LIFE THREATENING INJURIES. HE WAS TRANSFERRED TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL AND IS IN STABLE CONDITION. THE MARKET POLEIC DEPARTMENT HOMICIDE DISIVION IS LEADING INVESTIGATION. CRIMINAL CHARGES WERE REFERRED TO THE MILWAUK CEEOUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE. COMING DAYS THIS IS A FLUID INVESTIGATION. THE MARKET POLICE DEPARTMENT TH OUGHTS AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO OUR DETECTIVE THAT CONTINUE TO PROTECT HIS COMMUNITY. EVEN WHILE OFF DUTYE W WISH THEM SPEEDY RECOVERY IN A VERY PROUD OF ALL THE MEN ANDOMEN W OF MILWAUKEE POLICE DEPARTMENT. THEY SHOW A GREAT PROFESSIONALISM TONIGHT. THE DETECTIVE IN HIS FAMILY ARE REQUESTING THAT EVERYONE RESPECTS HIS PRIVACY AND AT THIS TIME I HAD A MIC OVER TO THE MAYOR. CALIVAER THANK YOU VERY MUCH. CHIEF. JUST YESTERDAY THE CHIEF AND I WERE TOGETHER TO TALK ABOUT PUBLIC SAFETY PRIORITIES. IN MILWAUKEE ANDNE O OF ETH TENEMENTS OF THOSE PRIORITIES WAS TO MAKE SURE THAT INDIVIDUALS WHO SHODUL NOT HAVE THEIR HANDS ON GUNS AND THE FIRST PLACE THAT THEY DON’T HAVE THAT ACCESS. AND OBVIOUSLY TODAY. THAT HAPPENED AGAIN WHERE THERE WAS AN INDIVIDUAL. OWH HAD ACCESS TO GUNS? AND YOU SEE THE RESULTS? AND TNHE IT WASN’T JUST TODAY IT WASN’T JUST TODAY SINCE 2022 BEGAN. WE’VEAD H A NINE-YEAR-OLD A KID A CHILD WHO WAS SHOT? WE HAD A 16 YEAR OLD AT WORK. WHO WAS SHOT AND WHO WAS KILLED? AND NOW EVEN A POLICE OFFICER OFDUF TY. STILL PROTECTING AND SERVING THE PEOPLE IN THIS CITY WHO HAS BEEN SHOT. NOW IN A HOSPITAL DBE ENOUGH ENOUGH FOLKS IN THIS CITY HAVE HAD ENOUGH. WITH THE VIOLENCE PARTICULARLY THE DEADLY GUN VIOLENCE THAT WE SEE PLAGUING THIS COMMUNITY YEAR IN IN YEAR OUT. AND THAT’S WHY WE’RE GONNA BE WORKING WITH OUR PARTNERS AT THE STATE TO TRY TO MAKE SURE THAT THEES INCIDENTS DON’T HAPPEN BECAUSE THEY’RE LITERALLY AFFECTING EVERYBODY INUR O COMMUNITY FROM OUR BABIES TO OUR POLICE. AND SO I WTAN TO ECHO THE COMMENTS MADE BY CHIEF NORMAN. RIGHT TSHI POLICE OFFICER WAS NOT ON DUTY THIS POLICE OFFIR.CE THIS WAS HIS DAY OFF AND SLLTI STILL HE’S SPRUNG INTO ACTION TO PROTECT AND TO SERVE AND SO ON BEHALF OFHE T RESIDENTS OF THIS CITY, I THINK. THIS POLICE OFFICER, I THANK HIM FOR SPRINGING INTO ACTION TO PROTECT AND SERVE SOMEBODY WHO NEEDED ASSISTANCE IN OUR CITY. AND WITH THAT I’LL PASS IT BACK OVER. ANY QUESTIONS AT THIS TIME? STILL A FLUID INVESTIGATION. I KNOW THAT THERE WAS ANOTHER VEHICLE INVOLVED BUT AT THIS TIME WE’RE STILL TRYING TO LEARN MORE TO DETAILS ON THAT. WELL, THERE WAS HER CASE THERE. I KNOW THAT SHE WAS PART OF A DELIVE SRYERVICE IN MY UNDERSTANDING. BUT YES, YOU WERE OUR KIDS WERE IN THE CAR ATHE T TIME WHEN THE CAR WAS ATTEMPTED TO BE STOLEN. YES, THEY ARE. RIGHT NOW STILL INVESTIGATION. YOU KNOW, I KNOW THAT WE HAVE A NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED THAT WE HEAV IN CUSTODY WE WILL BE FIGURING OUT IN REGARDS TO THEIR ROLE. AND WHAT HAPPENED AGAIN, THIS IS STILL A FOOD INVESTIGATION. DON’T KNOW THAT AT THIS TIME. NO, BUT AFTER THIS AND I’M GOING TO TRY CUT THIS SHORT BECAUSE I NEED TO GO OUT THERE AND TALK TO THE FAMILY TO DETECTIVE AGAIN. I WANT TO REMIND EVERYONE THIS WAS AN OFF-DUTY DETECTIVE. PROBABLY JUST OUR OWN FOOD AND I SAW OTHERS WHO? STDOO BY AS THIS PARTICULAR CITIZEN WAS BEING A CONSTANT AT THE TIME. HE WENT IN TOO DANGER. WIOUTHT ANY HESITATION ABSOLUTELY PROUD OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE MARKETPLACE FIND PROUD THAT WERE A ABLTOE BE PROFESSIONAL ON. AND OFF DUTY INVOLVED. WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR? RIGHT WNO WELL BEYDON EVEN THIS PARTICULAR SITUATION IS AGAIN ALL OF US DOING OUR PART TO TRY TO TURN REGARDS TO CRIMINAL BEHAVIORS. ALSO UNDERSTDAN THAT FARMS ARE DANGEROUS. WE DON’T NEED TO HAVE FIREARMS IN THE HANDS OF ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO WASUT O THERE TO DO HARM. IT IS A AGAIN A GROUP EFFORT ALL CITIZENS HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT WE DON’T HAVE SITUATIONS LIKE THIS. TAKE ONE MORE. SAY WHAT UNIT THAT THE DETECTIVE IS ASSIGNED TO I BELIEVE HE’S AS EARLY SHIFT DETECTIVE RIGHT NOW TO MY UNDERSTANDING. I DON’T KNOW THE ACTUAL UNIT, BUT I HAVE TO GO OUT TO OPERATOR. THANK YOU ALL APPRECIATE IT. THAT’S THE UPDATE FROM POLICE RIGHT NOW. SO TO GET YOU UP TO SPEED WE WERE TOLD THAT AROUND 2 O’CLOCK THIS AFTERNOON. SUSPECT TEDRI TO STEAL A VEHICLE NEAR WATER AND BUFFALO IN MILWAUKEE’S THIRD WARD THREE CHILDREN WERE IN THAT VEHICLE. THE KIDS ARE OKAY ACCORDING TO POLICE THE SUSCTPE LEFT THE VEHICLE AND THEN TEDRI TO LEAVE THE SCENE. THERE WAS ANOTHER INCIDENT THAT HAPPENED. IT SOUNDS LIKE AND THE OFF-DUTY POLICE DETECTIVE AND OFF-DUTY POLICE DETECTIVE TRIED TO INTERVENE THE SUSPECT ACCORDING TO POLEIC FIRED MULTIPLE SHOTS. THE OFFICER WAS HIT MULTIPLE TIMES THE OFFERIC RETURNED FIRE ACCORDING TO POLICE. THERE’S NO INDICATION THAT ANYONE WAS HIT THAT OFFICER. HAS BNEE TAKEN TO FROEDTERT HOSPITAL AS FOR THE SUSPECT IN THIS CASE POLICEAY S THAT TWO PEOPLE WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY A 17 YEAR OLDND A AN 18 YEAR OLD ACCORDING TO POLEIC OFFICERS TRIED TO STOP THE VEHICLE AT ONE POINT. THERE WAS A PURSUIT TTHA ENDED AT THIS LOCATIO TNHAT WE’RE LOOKING AT RIGHT NOW. THIS IS IN THE AREA NEAR 29TH DAN CHAMBERS. THAT’S WHERE TWO PEOPLE WERE TAKEN IN TO CUSTODYND A THAT’S WHERE MATT SALEMI WILL JOIN US IN JUST A MOMENT AND SOURCES AS WE MENTION.ED 12 NEWS THOSE TWO ARRESTS THE CAR INVOLDVE AS YOU HRDEA PATRICK MENTIONED WAS RECOVERED. WE JUST SAW A VIDEO OF THAT WE HAVE VIDEO HOWEVER WITHIN THE HOUR FROM NEWS CHOPPER 12 OF 29TH AND CHAMBERS, WE’RE GOING TO GET TO THAT IN JUST A MOMENT, BUT WE’RE GONNA GO UP TO MATT SALEMI IN IN NEWS CHOPPER 12 TONIGHT. THIS IS THE AREA WHERE IT HAPPENED AND THEY’VE REALLY VACATED TSHI AREA PRETTY QUICKLY. THE EVIDENCE TECHNICIANS ARE STILL WORKING IN THE ALLEYWAY HERE. YOU CAN KIND OFAK ME OUT THE VAN THERE IN THE CENTER OF THE FRAME EVERY OTHER SQUAD S HALEFT. SEEN THAT I CAN TLEL TYHE TOTE THE VEHICLE AWAY AND THE TWO SUSPECTS WEREN I SEPARATE SQUAD CARS. THEY HAVE ALSO BEEN TAKEN AWAY FROM THE SCENE AS WELL. SO THINGS ARE CLEARING UP HERE AT 29TH AND CHAMBER WHERE TWO SUSPECTS ANDHE T SUSPECT VEHICLE WERE TAKENNT IO CUSTODY. THAT’S LET ME REPORTING LE IVFOR US IN NEWS CHOERPP 12 AND 12 NEWS COURTNEY SISK IS LIVE ON THE GROUND TREHE NEAR 29TH AND CHAMBERS COURTNEY. RIGHT. WE’R’ HERE ON THE GROUND. THEY JUST CLEARED THE SCENE, BUT EARLIER WHAT WE SAW WAS DOZENS OF INVESTIGATORS AND OFFICERS SEARCHING THROUGH THIS AARE OVER HERE ON9T 2H AND CHAMBERS. THEY ALSO HAD THE POLICE CAME INS OUT. I BELIEVE WE HAVE VIDEO OF TTHA WHAT THEY WERE DOING IS THEY WERE GOING THROUGH YARDS. IT APPEARED THAT THEY WERE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING OR SOMEONE. BUT AT THIS POINT WE DO KNOW THAT THEREE WERWO T PEOPLE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY A 17 YEAR OLD AND AN 18 YREA OLD EARLIER. WE DID HAVE THE TWO SQUAD CARS RIGHT BEHIND. BEFORE THEY TOOK OFF ANDHOSE T THAT DID HAVE PEOPLE IN THE BACK SEATS. IT APPEARED THAT THEY WERE TAKING THEM OUT OF THE SQUAD TO TAKE IMASGE OF THEM RIGHT NOW. THE SCENE IS CLEARED. WE REALLY OYNL SEE ABOUT ONE SQUAD THAT’S STILL OUT HERE. IT APPEARS THAT THEY’RE STILL COD ULBE SOME INVESTIGATORS WHO ARE TALKING TO PERHAPS SOME WITNESSES INSIDE OF THEIR HOMES AT THIS TIME RIGHT NOW. WE SAW DOZENSF O PEOPLE INVESTIGATINGUT O HERE THOUGH, AND THEN WE DID SEE THAT THERE WERE IT APPREEAD THE TWO SUSPECTS IN SQUADS THAT WERE RIGHT HERE ON 29TH AND CHAMBERS EYTH PROBABLY ABOUT 10 MINUTES AGO NOW SO WE’LL CONTINUE TO SEE IF WE COULD TALK TO ANY OF THE WITNESSES HERE TO SEE IF THEY SAW THE ARREST AND WHAT HAPPENED AND WHAT THOSE CANINES. LOOKING FOR COURTNEY SAYS THANK YOU. CAROLINE REINWAL IDS LIVE IN MILWAUKEE’’ THIRD WARD RIGHT NOW CAROLINE YOU SPOKE TO A WOMAN WHOSE FRIENDAP HPENED TO HELP ONE OF THE VICTIMS IN THIS CASE. I DID AND I ACTUALLY JUST GOT OFFHE T PHONE WITH THAT FRIEND AS WELL MINUTES BEFORE THIS FIVE O’CLOCK STARTED AND I’LL TELL YOU WHAT SHE TOLD ME I’LL STEP OUT OF THE WAY FIRST SO YOU CAN SEE WHAT ’REE’ LOOKING AT HERE WITH POLICE ON SNECE STILL CLOSING OFF THE AREA NEAR BROADWAY AND THIRD N WOWHAT YOU’RE ABOUT TO HEAR IS SOME A FRIEND OF A FRIEND WHO WAS INSIDE OF THE SHAKE SHACK AT THE TIME OF ISTH HAPPENING. NOW THIS WITNESS TOLD ME ON THE PHONE THAT SOMEONE CAME INSIDE TO GET SOME FOOD THAT PERSON THEN NOTICE THAT HER CAR WAS ABOUT TO GET STOLEN AS HE JUST HEARD FROM POLICE. THERE WERE KIDS IN THE BACKSEAT OF THATAR C. SHE RAN OUT TOHE CCK AND SEE WHAT WAS GOING ON. SOMEHOW GOT A HOLD OF THE ATTEMPTED CARJACKERS PHONE RAN BACK INTO THE SKEHA SHACK WITH THE PHONE CARJACKER FOLLOWED HER INTO THE BACK THERE WAS A SCUFFLE AND THAT’S WHEN THE WITNSES INSIDE THE SHAKE SCKHA, YOU KNOW WAS WITH THIS WOMAN PULLED HER INTO A BATHROOMND A THEY HEARD A GUNSHOT GO OFF AND AND THAT’S WHENHE T POLICE OFFICER WAS SHOT OFF DUTY POLICE OFFICER SWA SHOT IN THE STOMACH AND LISTENED TO WHAT THIS WITNESSES FRIEND HAD TO SAY TO ME JUST A LITTLE BIT AGO. MY FRIEND WAS IN THE STORE AND WAS PICKING UP A TAKUTEO ORDER BECAUSE SHE WORKS DOWN HERE AS WELL. AND SHE SAW THAT THERE WAS SOMETHING GOING ON WITH A WOMAN OUTSIDE IN A CAR AND I THINK THE WOMAN CAME INSIDE THE WOMAN THAT HER CAR WAS BEING I THINK STOLEN SHE CAME INSIDE AND MY FRIEND HELPED HER TO GET INTO THE BATHROOM AND THEN CALLED 911. IT’S VERY TROUBLESOME. I WORK A COUPLE BLOCKS AWAY. I WALK TO WORK EVERY DAY WH IEN CAN. OTHERS, OKAY, AND I LOVE IT DOWN HERE. I LOVE LIVGIN HERE WALKING HEER BACK AND FORTH AND IT’S JUST VERY SCARY TO SEE THIS IS GOING ON IN MY CITY. AND SO THAT WOMAN’S FRIEND WHO WAS INSIDE THE SHAKE SHACK CALLED 911. SHE TOLD ME OVER THE PHONE THAT THIS GUY HAD A SKI MASK ON WHEN THIS WAS ALL GOING DOWN STILL WAITING TO HEAR MORE ABOUT WHAT EXACTLY HAPPENED INSIDE THAT SHAKE SHACK BEFORE FIRST RESPONDERS ARRIVED TOYA PATRICK. CAROLINE Y,EP THANKOU Y DERRICK ROSE NOW CONTINUES OUR LIVE TEAM COVERAGE. HE’S AT FROEDTERT HOSPITAL DEREK. YEAH, PATRICK, WE HRDEA THE NEWS CONFERCEEN THERE BRIEF NEWS CONFERENCE FROM THE CHIEF AND THE INTERIM MAYOR AND YOU HEARD THE CHIEF SAYING HE WAS TRYING TO CUT THAT AS SHORT AS POSSIBLE SO THAT HE CLDOU GET OUT HERE TO FREIGHTER TO SIT WITH THIS DETECTIVE. THIS DETECTIVE’S FAMYIL AS WELL AS THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE COMMAND STAFFHO W ARE HERE AT FROEDTERT GO WHEN WHEN THEY SUFFER INJURIES AND ONE THING A COUPLE OF THINGS. OUT TO ME FROM THAT NEWS CONFERENCE. THERE WAS HEARING THE CHIEF SAYING THAT THEY WISH THIS DETECTIVE A SPEEDY RECOVERY GIVING WE HOPE SOME INDICATION AS WE HEARD FROM SOURCES EARLIER THAT THE OUTLOOK FOR TSHI PARTICULAR DETECTIVES I POSITIVE THE MOOD IS POSITIVE ARE LSES CHECK THIS DETECTIVE WAS IN SURGERY THE OTHER THING THAT STUCK OUT TO ME WASHE T BLUNT MESSAGE FROM THE INTERIM MAYOR CAVALIER JOHNSON SAYGIN ENOUGH IS ENOUGH WITH WITH THESE GUN CRIMES. THING OUR BABIES ALL THEAY W UP TO OUR POLICE OFFICERS AND YOU WOULD IMAGINE THAT THE TRAUMA TEAMS HERE AT FROEDTERT HOSPITAL ARE ARE ALSO FEDP U WITH THE AMOUNT OF GUN VIOLENCE AND GUNSHOT VICTIMS. THEY ARE SEEING BUT AGAIN THE HOPEFUL MOOD FROM THE CHIEF SAYING THAT THEY ARE WISHING THIS DETECTIVE A SPEEDY RECOVERY BACK TO YOU. ALL RIG,HT DERRICK ROSE. THANK YOU AND TO RECAP AN OFF-DUTY POLICE OFFERIC SHOT IN MILWAUKEE’S THIRD WARD. IT HAPPENED AROUND O’CLOCK THIS AFTERNOON. POLICE. SAY THE SIR INTERVENED IN AN INCIDENT IN THE THIRD WARD AND THAT’S WHEN THEHO SOTING HAPPENED THE OFF-DUTY OFFICER WAS TAKEN TO FROEDTER. WHAT WE LEARNED JUST A SHORT TIME AGO F
Off-duty officer shot in Third Ward
Milwaukee detective tried to intervene in robbery
An off-duty police officer was shot Thursday afternoon in Milwaukee’s Third Ward. It happened in the area of North Water and East Buffalo Streets, near the Shake Shack. An off-duty Milwaukee police detective intervened when he saw someone trying to steal a woman’s car with three children inside.When he tried to detain the suspect, a struggle ensued and the suspect fired several shots, hitting the detective multiple times, Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman said. The suspect ran from the scene. The children are OK. The officer was taken to Froedtert Hospital and was conscious and breathing, sources said. He is expected to survive. Police set up a staging area at Water Street and St. Paul Avenue.Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, Sheriff Earnell Lucas and acting Mayor Cavalier Johnson are at the scene.Two people were arrested, a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old, and a car has been recovered, possibly near 29th and Chambers streets. News Chopper 12 saw police in an alley and standing around a silver car that fits the description of the car they were looking for. A K9 unit is also there. An evidence truck arrived about 4:10 p.m. Matt Salemme said Chambers was closed between 28th and 30th streets and 29th Street is shut down on both sides of Chambers. WISN 12 News reporter Nick Bohs says The Hop is not running because of the active police investigation near the Milwaukee Public Market. It’s not clear when service will resume.WISN 12 News has multiple crews covering this story and this article will be updated as they learn new information.
An off-duty police officer was shot Thursday afternoon in Milwaukee’s Third Ward.
It happened in the area of North Water and East Buffalo Streets, near the Shake Shack.
An off-duty Milwaukee police detective intervened when he saw someone trying to steal a woman’s car with three children inside.
When he tried to detain the suspect, a struggle ensued and the suspect fired several shots, hitting the detective multiple times, Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman said.
The suspect ran from the scene. The children are OK.
The officer was taken to Froedtert Hospital and was conscious and breathing, sources said. He is expected to survive.
Police set up a staging area at Water Street and St. Paul Avenue.
Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, Sheriff Earnell Lucas and acting Mayor Cavalier Johnson are at the scene.
Two people were arrested, a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old, and a car has been recovered, possibly near 29th and Chambers streets.
News Chopper 12 saw police in an alley and standing around a silver car that fits the description of the car they were looking for. A K9 unit is also there. An evidence truck arrived about 4:10 p.m.
Matt Salemme said Chambers was closed between 28th and 30th streets and 29th Street is shut down on both sides of Chambers.
WISN 12 News reporter Nick Bohs says The Hop is not running because of the active police investigation near the Milwaukee Public Market. It’s not clear when service will resume.
WISN 12 News has multiple crews covering this story and this article will be updated as they learn new information.