Sex Crimes

Milwaukee cop who killed man facing trial for sexual assault

FILE - This file photo provided by the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office shows Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown. Heaggan-Brown, who sparked several nights of protest after fatally shooting a black man in August, has been ordered to stand trial on unrelated sex assault charges. Heaggan-Brown's attorney declined to comment on the case Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. (Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office via AP)

FILE - This file photo provided by the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office shows Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown. Heaggan-Brown, who sparked several nights of protest after fatally shooting a black man in August, has been ordered to stand trial on unrelated sex assault charges. Heaggan-Brown's attorney declined to comment on the case Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. (Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office via AP)  (The Associated Press)

A Milwaukee police officer whose fatal shooting of a black man sparked a weekend of violent unrest in the city has been ordered to stand trial on unrelated sex assault charges.

Dominique Heaggan-Brown appeared in Milwaukee County Circuit Court in handcuffs Wednesday as he waived his right to a preliminary hearing. The 24-year-old is facing five charges that accuse him of sexually assaulting two men and soliciting sex from two others. He's jailed on $100,000 bond.

One alleged victim told police he watched television news coverage of the August violence while at a bar with Heaggan-Brown a day after the officer fatally shot Sylville Smith. The man also alleged Heaggan-Brown bragged about being able to do whatever he wanted without repercussions.

Heaggan-Brown's attorney declined to comment on the case Thursday.