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26-year-old Milwaukee man accused of shooting and killing MPD officer

Posted at 9:37 PM, Feb 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-07 13:13:23-05

The man arrested for the death of Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner is 26-year-old Jordan Fricke of Milwaukee.

Our I-Team found he has no criminal record, no record of arrests and before Wednesday, did not have a mugshot.

Court records show a handful of violations, and a first time drunk driving citation.

Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said Fricke was wanted for illegal firearm and drug charges.

Fallen officer carried to Medical Examiner in police procession

Rittner was part of a tactical enforcement unit that was serving a search warrant Wednesday morning near 12th and Dakota. Morales said someone shot at officers as they were about to breach the door.

Rittner was shot and later died at Froedtert Hospital.