Milwaukee police officer killed marking the city's 3rd officer death in 8 months

A Milwaukee police officer was shot dead in the line of duty Wednesday morning while executing a search warrant, officials said.
1:16 | 02/06/19

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Transcript for Milwaukee police officer killed marking the city's 3rd officer death in 8 months
This is the third time. In eight months. That I had to stand at a podium. Talk about the loss of life of a Lisa. A preliminary investigation revealed that today. This morning at about 970. A L Milwaukee police department. And more specifically our tactical enforcement unit. Conducting a search warrant in the 2900 block. Of south twelfth street. At 928 young. Officers make contact with two subjects at that location. And shots were fired. One officer was struck. During that it says the officer. Is 35 years of age. And he was a seventeen year veteran of the Milwaukee police department. The officer was conveyed to freighter hospital for treatment. And as was stated early. He succumbed to his injuries. The suspect on seeing. The 26 year old Milwaukee. Man. And will be. Making the notification or releasing that information at a later date.

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