2 Wauwatosa officers shot dead while answering hotel call


A man is in custody after Wauwatosa police say they shot two officers at the Radisson Hotel on North Mayfair Road and West North Avenue. Police said around 10:33 p.m. on Saturday that they responded to a call for shots at the hotel. Upon arrival, they determined that the shots were coming from the second floor. Police said while officers were checking the ground, a suspect shot them. Two were affected and are now in hospital with non-life threatening injuries. They were taken to hospital and listed in stable condition. Police did not say whether officers had ever fired back against the suspect. No other guests were injured. WISN 12 spoke to a woman inside the downstairs bar and restaurant when the shots rang out. “The first thing we noticed was the guy doing parking security, he walked in and told the bartenders they were. Then they called the police, the police came in, people were trying to to leave, they told them to come in. It’s locked, it’s locked right now, “she said. Tables as officers armed with long guns enter Jimmy’s interior. Island Grill and Bar The Milwaukee area investigation team is handling the investigation Police have not identified the suspect or officers. No other information was released. would not disclose any further details until Monday’s service last night, “said Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis McBride.” I know the entire community stands with me in condemning this senseless violence and in wishing our officers a speedy recovery. ” If you have any information regarding the shooting, Wauwatosa police will ask you to Calling the department’s investigative division at 414-471-8430. WISN 12 continues to collect more details about this developing story.

A man is in custody after Wauwatosa police say they shot two officers at the Radisson Hotel on North Mayfair Road and West North Avenue.

Police said around 10:33 p.m. on Saturday that they responded to a call for shots at the hotel.

Upon arrival, they determined that the shots were coming from the second floor.

Police said while officers were checking the ground, a suspect shot them.

Two were affected and are now in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

They were taken to hospital and listed in stable condition.

Police did not say whether the police had ever retaliated against the suspect.

They said a suspect was found and arrested.

No other guests were injured.

WISN 12 spoke to a woman inside the downstairs bar and restaurant when the shots rang out.

“The first thing we noticed was the guy who’s doing parking security, he walked in and told the bartenders they were shooting. Then they called the police, the police came in, people were trying to leave, they told them come in. It’s locked out, it’s locked out right now, ”she said.

A cellphone video showed patrons on the ground, under chairs and tables, as officers armed with long guns entered Jimmy’s Island Grill and Bar.

The Milwaukee Area Investigation Team is managing the investigation.

Police did not identify the suspect or the officers.

No other information was released.

Police said they would not release any further details until Monday.

“I am grateful for the courage and dedication of the Wauwatosa police officers who were injured in the line of duty last night,” said Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis McBride. “I know the entire community joins me in condemning this senseless violence and in wishing our officers a speedy recovery. “

If you have any information regarding the shooting, Wauwatosa police ask you to call the department’s investigation division at 414-471-8430.

WISN 12 continues to collect more details on this developing story.

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