Wisconsin man who fired shots at Milwaukee police dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound
28-year-old Wisconsin man was driving a vehicle that was connected to a homicide
A man who fired shots at Milwaukee police officers as they pursued a vehicle connected with a homicide died Tuesday night from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.
The Milwaukee Police Department said that after officers began chasing the wanted vehicle about 8:45 p.m. its driver fired a handgun towards the pursuing officers.
That pursuit ended after the driver, a 28-year-old Milwaukee man, "discharged his firearm and sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound," police said in a news release.
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The man, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene on Milwaukee's south side.
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Milwaukee police said no officers discharged their firearms during the pursuit and none of them were injured by the suspect’s gunfire.