MILWAUKEE – Police say a Milwaukee officer has shot and killed an armed man during a foot chase.
Capt. Mark Stanmeyer says officers stopped a car with two people inside Saturday. He says the pair got out of the car and ran and that the officers chased them.
He says a 23-year-old man who was one of the people fleeing was armed with a handgun and was shot by an officer during the pursuit. The man's name wasn't immediately released.
Stanmeyer says the man died at the scene. He says the handgun was determined to be stolen.
The 24-year-old officer who shot him has been placed on administrative duty during the investigation. The officer's name wasn't immediately released.
The officer has been with the Milwaukee department six years, three as an officer.