- Associated Press - Sunday, May 8, 2016

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee police say an off-duty lieutenant has shot and wounded a robbery suspect.

Police say the lieutenant was told by a store employee that a Sally Beauty Supply was being robbed around 11:30 a.m. Sunday. The lieutenant confronted the suspect and fired several shots, striking the suspect. The suspect, a 25-year-old Milwaukee man, drove off but was later located.

Authorities say the suspect is being treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. He has been arrested.

The 48-year-old lieutenant has 22 years of service with the Milwaukee Police Department and is assigned to the Investigative and Intelligence Bureau. He was not hurt and will be placed on standard administrative duty.



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