Suspect arrested after shots fired at Milwaukee police station

Man hospitalized with injuries

Milwaukee Police Department Squad Car
Gretchen Brown/WPR

A 23-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested after firing multiple shots at police staff in the lobby of Milwaukee’s District 5 police station.

Chief Jeffrey Norman said it happened about 3 p.m. Friday. An officer shot back at the man, prompting him to run from the station. Norman said officers chased the suspect on foot, where “multiple” officers shot at him and hit him “multiple” times

The man was hospitalized with injuries that are not life-threatening.

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The shooting follows another incident this week at the station. On Wednesday, Keishon D. Thomas died in a police holding cell at the station.