MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police say an officer-involved shooting happened near 76th and Good Hope Road on Sunday, May 8th.
This all began around 11:30 a.m.
Police say an off-duty MPD lieutenant was in the area near 76th and Good Hope when he was told by a store employee that Sally Beauty Supply was being robbed.
The lieutenant confronted the suspect and fired several shots, striking the suspect.
The suspect fled the area in a vehicle and later was located at 76th and Mill Road.
The suspect is a 25-year old Milwaukee man. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening gunshot wounds and has been arrested for this incident.
Police say he is a convicted felon and has a lengthy arrest record for various offenses ranging from robbery to burglary, motor vehicle theft, battery, resisting an officer and drug possession.
The MPD lieutenant is assigned the "Investigative and Intelligence Bureau." He is 48 years old and has 22 years of service with MPD.
He was not injured during this incident and will be placed on administrative duty per policy.
Javon Bray was working at a Subway restaurant next door on Sunday afternoon.
"Three gunshots. I heard three gunshots. I seen kids running. It was just a scary moment," Bray said.
"It's terrifying thinking that there was a robbery and police had to shoot the suspect. That's scary to me," Takeya Jefferson said.
You'll recall -- a similar situation occurred in this area just days ago.
On Thursday night, May 5th, Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn said his officer was shot in the chest by an armed robbery suspect, identified as 38-year-old Burt Johnson, who was fleeing an O'Reilly Auto Parts store.
The officer's life was saved by his body armor, Flynn said. He was taken to the hospital, where he was treated and released.
A foot pursuit of the suspect continued, and at the end of the pursuit, the suspect fired several more rounds at officers, police said.
Two officers returned fire -- striking the suspect, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
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