MPD: Suspects crashed into police vehicle on north side, shots fired

The Milwaukee Police Department arrested two men -- ages 20 and 18 -- on Friday afternoon, Oct. 30 after a shots fired incident on the city's north side.

Police were responding to an unrelated domestic violence incident in the area -- near 39th and Sheridan -- when they saw a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed toward a police vehicle.

The suspect vehicle struck the police vehicle near 41st and Custer, and an officer fired several shots at the suspect vehicle.

The suspect vehicle then collided with a tree.

Shooting incident near 39th and Custer, Milwaukee

Neighbors in the area told FOX6 News that they hear gunshots too often.

"I'm afraid to have my daughter outside," said Adam Strozier. "We hear shots all the time. All night, you hear shots. And it's just something you kind of got to expect, but to hear it during the day was kind of weird."

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There is no indication that anyone was struck as a result of the officer's gunfire.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.


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