Video: Milwaukee Police Nab Suspects after Wrong-Way Chase

Jan. 23, 2024
Dashboard and body-worn camera footage captured Milwaukee police officers pursuing a stolen SUV that was reportedly involved in a previous shooting.

Newly released body camera footage showed pursuit and shootout between Milwaukee police and suspects in a stolen car involved in a previous shooting last month.

The incident happened Dec. 7 when police tried to pull over the stolen SUV, and a chase ensued, WITI-TV reports. The suspects began traveling the wrong way during the pursuit, and the vehicle reached speeds of up to 80 mph.

Stop sticks were deployed by police, and the SUV crashed. The suspects then fled on foot.

When the suspects did not obey commands to stop, officers opened fire on one of the suspects, who was armed. The armed suspect was critically wounded, and both suspects face multiple felony charges.

 

 

 

Milwaukee police released new video Monday from a police chase and shooting in December.

Police shot two men in an overnight chase last month.

Officers chased a stolen car from 91st Street and Silver Spring Drive to 51st Boulevard and Hampton before the car crashed.

Police said two people, a 19-year-old and a 22-year-old, got out of the car and ran.

A squad car dash camera shows one of the men holding what police say is a gun.  

Kenneth Rodgers, one of the men officers shot, had critical injuries.

Police said the other man, Kenneth Brown, surrendered.

Both are facing several charges, including recklessly endangering safety and gun and drug charges.

You can watch the police department's community briefing hereWarning, it could be considered disturbing/offensive.

 

 

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