Teen shot by Milwaukee County Sheriff's Deputy near Bradford Beach dies

Posted at 5:37 PM, Jun 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-13 21:38:55-04

MILWAUKEE -- Terry Williams, the 19-year-old man shot in the head by a Milwaukee County Sheriff's Deputy near Bradford Beach Sunday night has died.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office tells TODAY'S TMJ4 he died at Froedert Hospital Tuesday, where he was being treated. 

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke said in a news conference Monday that a deputy with the Sheriff's Office used deadly force against a vehicle that was being pursued over a traffic infraction near Water Tower Rd. and Lincoln Memorial Dr. Williams was shot in the head. A loaded handgun was also found in the car.

A passenger in the car was also shot and suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The deputy who shot Williams, 32-year-old Michael Truax, has been placed on administrative duty, as is customary. 

The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office, who is handling the investigation, appealed to the public to share any photos or videos of what happened Sunday night:

Though the public demand for information in the shooting has been strong, Sheriff Clarke said the investigation was "in the early stages," and did not take questions from the media. You can watch the full new conference here:

Check back often for updates on this developing story.