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UPDATE: Fugitive Fleeing US Marshals Shot In Milwaukee

UPDATED Wednesday, May 16, 2012 --- 5:20 p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- An armed fugitive has been shot and critically wounded while fleeing U.S. marshals on Milwaukee's south side.

U.S. Marshal Kevin Carr tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/KyS4yG) the man is expected to survive.

Carr says deputies were conducting a traffic stop when the wanted man fled about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The man was shot on the street and a firearm was recovered from him.

No law enforcement officers were hurt.

Carr says the Milwaukee area man was wanted for violating terms of supervised release on a firearms charge.

Milwaukee police and the Milwaukee County district attorney's office are investigating.

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Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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Posted Wednesday, May 16, 2012 --- 3:35 p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- An armed fugitive has been shot and critically wounded while fleeing U.S. marshals on Milwaukee's south side.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/KyS4yG ) reports authorities had blocked an intersection Wednesday afternoon and are investigating.

Milwaukee police said they are on the scene but that it is a U.S. marshal's case.

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Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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