UPDATE: Officials say 17-year-old shot, killed in Wauwatosa officer-involved shooting near mall

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MONDAY 2/3/2020 2:11 p.m.

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (WFRV) – Authorities have identified the suspect killed in an officer-involved shooting in Wauwatosa as a 17-year-old boy from Milwaukee.

Local 5 affiliate CBS 58 say Wauwatosa Police were notified by mall security of a reported group disturbance around 5:45 p.m. Sunday at Mayfair Mall.

At least one witness reportedly told officers one of the people in the group had a gun.

Police say they located the group outside the mall and that at least four ran away, sparking a chase through the parking lot.

CBS 58 reports that a Wauwatosa officer shot the suspect believed to be armed. A handgun was later found at the scene.

The suspect later died at the hospital. The officers involved are reportedly on administrative leave per department policy, according to CBS 58.

Original Story: Teen killed during Wauwatosa officer-involved shooting in Mayfair Mall parking lot

MONDAY 2/3/2020 6:55 a.m.

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (WFRV) – Wauwatosa Police say a man is dead following an officer-involved shooting near Mayfair Mall.

According to Local 5 affiliate CBS 58, mall security notified police of a reported group disturbance involving about 10 people just before 5:45 p.m. Sunday evening.

At least one witness reportedly told officers one of the people in the group had a gun.

Police located the group outside the mall and tell CBS 58 that at least four people ran away, sparking a chase through the parking lot.

Authorities say one of the men matched the witness description of the person with a handgun. A gun was later found at the scene.

CBS 58 reports that a Wauwatosa officer shot the man believed to be armed. That man later died at the hospital.

Officers involved have not been named, but authorities tell CBS 58 that they are now on administrative leave as part of department protocol.

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