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Man went into police station, starting shooting, chief says

23-year-old suspect shot several times expected to survive


There have been multiple reports of shots fired near Milwaukee police District 5, which is located at Locust Street and Vel Phillips Avenue.

Two sources say it was an officer-involved shooting at 7th and Locust streets.

The law enforcement sources said shots were fired at District 5.

Then, officers gave chase, and the suspect shot at officers during a foot chase. The officers returned fire, hitting the suspect three to four times times, sources said.

Police have not yet released any information, but there are police squad cars and yellow crime tape around the area.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office said it had not been called to the scene.

As of 6 p.m. a police news conference was expected shortly.


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