MILWAUKEE — Police say a
robbery suspect shot a Milwaukee police officer during a
chase and was later fatally shot by other officers.
Milwaukee Police Chief Ed
Flynn said during a news conference that the officers were
dispatched for a report of a robbery at an auto parts store
They arrived and saw a masked
man leaving the store. A foot chase followed.
Flynn says during the chase,
the suspect fired at the officers, striking one in the
chest. The chief says that officer was saved by his body
The chase continued, and the
suspect fired again. Flynn says two officers returned fire,
striking the man. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The wounded officer is at a
hospital in stable condition.