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Charges pending against man in Milwaukee officer’s shooting death

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police on Thursday released a booking photo of a man they say fatally shot a police officer a day earlier.

Formal charges are still pending against Jordan P. Fricke, 26, in connection with the shooting death of Officer Michael Rittner.

Rittner died at Froedtert Hospital after being shot during the execution of a search warrant in the area of South 12th and West Manitoba streets on the city’s south side.

Authorities said Fricke was wanted in connection with the illegal sale of firearms and drugs, according to WISN TV.

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