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Milwaukee police release images of suspect in killing of immigration attorney

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Posted at 5:03 PM, Sep 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-25 15:53:37-04

Milwaukee police have released images of a suspect in the homicide of an area immigration attorney.

Police said that the unidentified suspect is wanted for a homicide of immigration attorney Jason Cleereman,54, that happened in the 1700 block of N. Holton Street on Tuesday.

The suspect, believed to be between the ages of 30 to 35, was last seen wearing a black hooded vest, white t-shirt and jeans. He was riding a dark-colored bike and was armed with a gun.

According to police, the suspect was involved in an altercation with Cleereman when the bicyclist then fired shots at Cleereman, killing the 54-year-old. Jason's wife, Evanjelina Cleereman witnessed the shooting. She said her husband got out of his car to talk to the bicyclist prior to being shot.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360.

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