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Milwaukee Police Department MPD

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say a bank robbery suspect took his own life on Saturday night, August 6th during a standoff.

Police say around 10:00 p.m. Saturday, officers located the suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery inside a home near 99th and W. Thurston Avenue.

While officers were negotiating with the 25-year-old man to surrender, he shot himself.

Life-saving measures were unsuccessful, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are investigating.

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  • Hillarys pimp

    Thank you for killing yourself, that way we don’t have to fit the bill for your housing, food, therapy.
    Tax payers

  • Captain Obious

    Hey dipsh!t who said anything about race? The story doesn’t even mention race. See this is where the whole, blm, is laughed at, because conclusions are drawn from nothin.

  • Kendra Lawrence

    Don’t disrespect my cousin on this article !!! He didn’t deserve to die so keep your negative comments to yourself!

    • Kendra Lawrence

      And I would love to see y’all come from behind screens and talk the stuff y’all talk. #Cowards

    • Reasonless

      I’m sorry for your loss.
      It looks like your cousin made at least two bad decisions.
      #1, it’s still against the law to rob anyone or anything, including banks.
      #2, he condemned his soul to Hell for taking a cowards way out from the consequence of being caught after his first bad decision.
      I’m not talking big from behind my keyboard; I’m just stating the facts.
      I tell my own children all of the time, that if they ever come home with a bullet in their ass from attempting to rob and or injure someone, that I’ll finish the job by removing them from society myself.
      Again, I am very sorry for your loss, and I will pray for your family and your cousins soul.

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