— The Wauwatosa police detective who was shot and
seriously injured while investigating a burglary has been
released from the hospital.
Griffin had been at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee since
June 19. A police department statement says he went home
criminal complaint says Griffin and two other Wauwatosa
police officers were investigating a burglary when they
spotted a parked car in Milwaukee that had been reported
stolen. It says the officers surrounded 20-year-old Najee
Harmon and ordered him to surrender, but he drew a gun and
fired, hitting the detective in the pelvic area. Harmon
fled. Police found him more than 24 hours later, hiding in
the basement of a Milwaukee home.
was charged last week with four felony counts, including
three of attempted intentional homicide.