Man wanted on arrest warrant shot inside Wisconsin children's hospital

A man that police were looking for on an arrest warrant was shot inside a Wisconsin children’s hospital Thursday and taken into custody.

The shooting happened inside the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, which was on lockdown after reports that there was an active shooter inside the building.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. said they encountered the man – who was not named -- holding a baby in the hospital’s neonatal unit. When they told him he was under arrest, he placed the baby down and then took off running down a hallway,pulling a handgun out.

Officers shot the man several times. He is now being treated at another area hospital. No one was injured in the shooting and Clarke Jr. said the baby and its mother are doing fine.

He added that authorities do not immediately know the relationship between the baby and the suspect.

The man was wanted on a warrant for felon in possession of a firearm.

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