Milwaukee police officer suffers gunshot injury during civil unrest near District 5
MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee police officer suffered a gunshot injury during civil unrest near 2nd and Locust early Saturday, May 30. The incident happened around 3:30 a.m.
The officer is 38 years old and is a 4-year veteran of the Milwaukee Police Department. He was treated and released by a local hospital for minor injuries and is expected to survive. FOX6 News has also learned the officer is a member of the motorcycle unit.
Milwaukee police are actively seeking the suspect(s) involved. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are asked to call Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360, or Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS, where they can receive a cash reward for information leading up to the suspect’s arrest.