Kenosha police officer shoots man accused of making threats with firearm

KENOSHA -- Kenosha police confirm for FOX6 News an officer-involved shooting took place Sunday, June 11th near 50th Street and 38th Avenue.

It happened around 6:30 p.m.

Police said officers responded to the area for a report of a man making threats with a firearm.

As officers arrived, a suspect fled on foot -- with one officer in pursuit. During the foot pursuit, the officer discharged their firearm and struck the suspect.

The suspect was transported to a hospital and the officer was not injured.

The investigation will be conducted by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation.

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is assisting.


Monitor FOX6 news and for updates on this developing story.