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updated 10:21 PM UTC, Feb 19, 2019

UPDATE--Milwaukee Officer Killed, 3rd Time In 8 Months

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

Milwaukee police have arrested a 26-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of a veteran police officer Wednesday morning. 

Sources have identified the person taken into custody as Jordan P. Fricke.  The 35-year-old officer, Matthew Ritter, was shot when the M-P-D Tactical Enforcement Unit started to search a home shortly after 9:15 A-M.  Witnesses say the officer was shot by a high-powered rifle and the shot may have been fired through a door.  Ritter had been with the department 17 years, spending 10 as a member of the tactical unit.

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