"Milwaukee Lion" believed spotted near 30th & Fairmount, MADACC responds to scene

MILWAUKEE -- Sources tell FOX6 News the "Milwaukee Lion" may have been found.

A large police presence is in the area near 30th and Fairmount as well as 32nd and Cameron on Saturday night, July 25th.

Police have confirmed around 7:15 p.m. officers responded to the area of a confirmed sighting of a "lion-like animal." The area was contained but the animal was not located.

Sources tell FOX6 News, MADACC has reported they are responding to the area with tranquilizer rifles.

Police presence near 30th & Fairmount

Milwaukee police say they will continue to stay in the area throughout the night.

Monitor FOX6 News for updates on this developing story.