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Man charged in off-duty MPD detective shooting in Third Ward held on $1M cash bond

Keasean J. Ellis-Brown
Posted at 4:06 PM, Mar 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 17:06:52-04

MILWAUKEE — The man accused of shooting an off-duty Milwaukee Police Department detective is being held on a $1 million cash bond,

Keasean Ellis-Brown appeared in court Thursday. He was taken into custody Tuesday after a standoff with Milwaukee police.

Ellis-Brown is accused of shooting Detective Andrew Wilkiewicz during an attempted robbery at Shake Shack in the Third Ward in January.

Ellis-Brown is one of three suspects charged in the shooting. He was charged with Attempt First-Degree Intentional Homicide on Jan. 13.

He will appear in court March 24 for a preliminary hearing.

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