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Gov. Tony Evers responds to officer's death

Posted: 2:48 PM, Feb 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-06 22:07:48Z
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MILWAUKEE — A 35-year-old Milwaukee Police Department officer was shot and killed Wednesday morning on Milwaukee's south side, marking the third death in the police department in the last eight months.

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Gov. Tony Evers responded to this tragedy on Twitter.

The shooting took place near 12th and Dakota, and the officer immediately was transported to Froedert Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The officer was killed by a 26-year-old suspect.