Arrest in Brown Deer homicide near 49th and Spring

An arrest was made Monday, Oct. 25 after a man was killed near 49th and Spring Lane in Brown Deer Wednesday, Oct. 20.

According to police, a 911 caller reported hearing multiple gunshots fired inside a home in the area and saw the apparent shooter fleeing on foot.

Officers arrived and attempted life-saving measures on the victim, who had multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A search ensued for the shooter, but that person was not found. However, police said that person was known to the victim, and there is no threat to the public.

Police added that schools, day cares and businesses in the area were urged to shelter in place during that search.
As of Monday, the individual arrested was in custody at the Milwaukee County Criminal Justice Facility awaiting potential charges, according to Brown Deer police.

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