Police officer shoots armed suspect

CREATED Jul 14, 2013 - UPDATED: Jul 15, 2013

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MILWAUKEE -  A Milwaukee police officer shot an armed suspect on the city’s north side Saturday night.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. at 44th Street and North Ave.

According to Milwaukee police, an officer saw a man firing a gun into a house.

The officer chased the suspect until he turned toward the officer with the gun. Police said the officer then fired, hitting the suspect.

The 25-year0-old suspect was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

The officer has been placed on administrative duty pending an investigation.