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Minn. Officer Stable After Being Ambushed

The AP via YellowBrix

December 15, 2009

WAUWATOSA, Wis. – Authorities in the Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa (wah-wah-TOH’-sah) have one suspect in custody and are still looking for another in the shooting of a police officer.

Minnesota Policing

Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber says his officer was ambused. The 28-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to her abdomen as she was responding to reports of an armed robbery at a restaurant Sunday night.

Police say a 28-year-old Milwaukee man is in custody.

Investigators have recovered the gun used to shoot the officer, whose name has not been released. She had been with the force for three years. She’s in stable condition after surgery at Froedtert (FRAY’-dert) Memorial Lutheran Hospital.


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