WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. — Two police officers were shot early Friday morning in Wisconsin by a suspect who then fled, according to reports.
The officers were responding to a call of a hit-and-run collision when the suspect opened fire, according to officials and FOX6 News. One of the officers struck was from the city of Delafield and the other from the village of Hartland.
-Officers were responding to a hit and run crash.
-Two are in custody related to that incident NOT the shooting.
-The suspect fired at officers and the Delafield officer fired back.
-FBI is also providing resources
-Multiple county agencies & State Patrol here
— Amelia Jones (@AmeliaJonesTV) November 6, 2020
As a result, the officers were rushed to an area hospital. Their injuries are described as non-life-threatening injuries, according to the report.
The armed suspect is still on the loose. He is described as a White man who was wearing a hat, a hoodie and khaki pants, the report said.
— Suzanne Spencer (@suzspencertv) November 6, 2020
The local public was warned in an emergency alert to “avoid the area” of Highway 83 and Golf Road in Delafield because of a “law enforcement incident,” Fox reported.
“If you live in the immediate area, please take shelter in the lowest level of home/business and await the all clear message,” the alert stated.
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