Officer fires at suspect pointing toy gun near 18th and Locust

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police responded to the area of 18th and Locus Sunday afternoon, November 25th. 

FOX6 News had a crew on the scene for much of the afternoon, and several streets in the area were blocked off, but it was not initially clear why officers were on the scene.

Later Sunday evening, a police spokeswoman said an MPD officer discharged his weapon during contact with a suspect, when that suspect pointed what turned out to be a toy gun.

Police say no one was struck, and the suspect was taken into custody.

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