Police: Suspect slams vehicle into house during pursuit 15 minutes after non-fatal shooting

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Shooting near Fond du Lac and Mill

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police were able to quickly arrest a suspect following a shooting and subsequent police pursuit.

The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. Monday, December 11th near Fond du Lac and Mill.

Police say a 24-year old Milwaukee man was shot during a suspected drug deal.  He suffered injuries not believed to be life-threatening — and was transported to a hospital.

Fifteen minutes later, MPD officers located a vehicle and suspect believed to be involved in the shooting in the area of 72nd and Mill Road, and attempted a traffic stop — but the vehicle fled.  The officers pursued the vehicle which ultimately crashed into a house near 36th and W. Hope Avenue.

Car into house after shooting/pursuit

Car into house after shooting/pursuit

The driver, a 40-year old Milwaukee man was arrested.  A handgun was recovered from the vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing.