Law enforcement agencies in Milwaukee County are looking for a 20-year-old suspect who shot a Wauwatosa police officer during a shootout after a burglary call.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin – On Friday, police identified Najee M. Harmon, 20, of Milwaukee as the suspect who is wanted for getting into a shoot out with two plain clothes Wauwatosa police detectives and a uniform officer shortly after a burglary call. The officer and detectives were able to locate a vehicle sought in the burglary and attempted to take Harmon into custody. Harmon and police got into a shoot out in the 7100 block of N. 60th Street around 9:10 a.m. and a 52-year-old Wauwatosa detective was injured, but suffered a non-life threatening injury. At least one officer returned fire, according to Milwaukee police. Police recovered about 11 spent cartridges at the crime scene.
Harmon is wanted for a June 16 armed robbery.
The ATF is offering $5K for information leading to Harmon’s arrest, Milwaukee police tweeted.
Cece Franks Brown, Harmon’s mother posted the following comment on CBS58 Facebook (FB) account after people began to post cruel things about her son, “Some of you can say the cruelest things, its bad enough my son is on the run and they may kill him and its sad he shot and officer senseless crime now his life gone down the drain. Prayin for my lil dude Prince.. And the officer as well.”
Lawrence Brown also posted on CBS58 FB, “I hope he get away.”