Police pursuit ends with crash into porch in Milwaukee

An 18-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested on Sunday, March 6 after a police pursuit ended with a crash into the porch of a home near 32nd and Fairmount.

Officials say police spotted a car around 10:30 p.m. Sunday near Teutonia and Roosevelt that matched the description of a vehicle involved in a shooting. Officers attempted to make a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle refused to stop, fled at a high rate of speed, and a vehicle pursuit ensued, police say.

The pursuit ended when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a porch near 32nd and Fairmount. 

The driver of the vehicle fled on foot and was apprehended after a brief foot pursuit – but was arrested. 

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Officials say it was later determined the vehicle was not involved in the shooting. 

No injuries were reported. Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.


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