Suspect in custody in shooting of Milwaukee officer on city’s south side

UPDATE (WISN) — One person was taken into custody Wednesday morning after a Milwaukee police officer was wounded in a shooting on the city’s south side, a source told our Milwaukee affiliate, WISN 12 NEWS.

The officer was transported to Froedtert Hospital.

First responders were called to the area of South 12th and West Manitoba streets shortly after 9 a.m. They included Milwaukee firefighters and officers from the Marquette University Police Department.

Mayor Tom Barrett and police Chief Alfonso Morales were also spotted on the scene.

A medical examiner was not called, WISN 12 NEWS has confirmed.

Nearby Zablocki Public School, located at 016 W Oklahoma Ave., was put in “code yellow” status, which means officials limit who goes in and out.

Milwaukee police scheduled an 11 a.m. news conference to share additional details.

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MILWAUKEE (WISN) — Milwaukee police officer has been wounded in a shooting on the city’s south side, according to a source.

First responders were called to the area of South 12th and West Manitoba streets shortly after 9 a.m. They include Milwaukee firefighters and officers from the Marquette University Police Department.

A medical examiner has not been called, our Milwaukee affiliate, WISN 12 NEWS, has confirmed.

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