UPDATE: 3 officers shot and wounded at suburban Milwaukee hotel

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MONDAY 11/08/2021 2:03 p.m.

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Police in a Milwaukee suburb say three officers are recovering after they were hit by gunfire while responding to a report of shots fired at a hotel over the weekend.

Wauwatosa police on Monday said the three officers were shot and wounded by a gunman at the Radisson Hotel Saturday night.

Authorities initially said two officers were wounded. The officers were investigating a report of gunfire and began checking rooms on the second floor when they were met with gunfire from one room. Officers returned fire, however, the male suspect was not struck. Moments later, the man left the room and was taken into custody. Officials said two firearms were recovered from his room.

Police: 2 officers shot at Wauwatosa hotel, suspect arrested

SUNDAY 11/07/2021 2:57 p.m.

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Police in Wisconsin say a shooter wounded two officers as they investigated a report of shots fired inside a hotel.

Wauwatosa police say in a news release that the officers responded Saturday night to the Radisson Hotel. Witnesses and guests told the officers that gunshots had come from the 2nd floor.

The officers were shot when they went to investigate. Both sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect has been arrested but was not immediately identified.

Additional officers performed a sweep of the hotel and no other injuries were reported.

According to Local 5 sister station, CBS 58 in Milwaukee, multiple guests left the hotel Sunday morning as the state’s Department of Justice Crime Scene Response Team was still on scene.

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This incident remains under investigation at this time. Milwaukee Area Investigative Team will handle the investigation.

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