2 in custody after allegedly firing gun from moving vehicle, fleeing police in Wauwatosa

WAUWATOSA — Two people were taken into custody after leading police on a chase through Wauwatosa. The incident happened on Thursday, Jan. 3.

Wauwatosa police say a detective and officer were in an unmarked vehicle, when they witnessed a person firing a handgun from a moving vehicle near 76th and Hampton Avenue.

Officials called for backup. A marked squad attempted to stop the vehicle, but it fled at a high rate of speed.

Authorities say following a pursuit and foot chase, the two people inside the vehicle were taken into custody and a handgun was recovered.

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The person who they were allegedly shooting at did not remain at the scene and has not come forward.

Wauwatosa police and Milwaukee police are working together on the investigation.

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