MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police
say an officer shot and wounded a man who was near a
suspect police were trying to arrest.
The shooting happened early
Sunday while police were trying to arrest a suspect in a
The 41-year-old Milwaukee
man who was shot suffered a serious injury, but police say
he is expected to survive.
Police say officers tried
to stop a speeding car, which led police on a chase. At
one point, the suspect reversed his vehicle and struck a
police car. The suspect then ran into a house. The officer
believed the 22-year-old suspect was reaching for a weapon
and fired one shot at the suspect, but struck a man
"who was in close proximity."
The officer who fired his
weapon will be placed on standard administrative duty.
Milwaukee police are investigating.