MPD officer fires gun at armed suspect

CREATED Dec 28, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Police report an officer fired his weapon at a suspect Friday night after the man pointed his gun at the officer.

It all started during a traffic stop for a registration violation near the 1100 block of West Manitoba Street. That's when one of the passengers got out of the car and started running.

An officer ran after the man through an alley, when the suspect turned around and pointed his gun at him. The officer fired one shot and the suspect got away.

There is no evidence the suspect was hit by gunfire.