MILWAUKEE - One person was taken into custody Sunday night, Jan. 8, following a police chase in Milwaukee.
The chase began around 9:30 p.m. after Milwaukee police attempted to conduct a traffic stop of a reckless vehicle near 19th and Mineral. The driver refused to stop and fled the area.
Officials said a supervisor terminated the chase, but officers located the vehicle crashed near the freeway off-ramp at the McKinley and Fond du Lac exit. The driver ran on foot but was arrested.
Police said the driver sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days.