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Police shoot armed man inside Wisconsin Children's Hospital

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 01:05

Nov. 14 - Milwaukee police were trying to serve a warrant on the suspect after he was spotted in the hospital's neo-natal unit. Linda So reports.

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Sheriff's deputies surround Children's Hospital of Wisconsin on Thursday after shots are fired inside. The hospital was placed on lockdown after Milwaukee police officers tried to serve a felony warrant on a suspect who was spotted in the hospital's neo-natal unit. SOUNDBITE: MILWAUKEE COUNTY SHERIFF DAVID CLARKE, SAYING: "The officers identified the individual who was holding a baby at the time, they informed him after identifying he was under arrest. He put the baby down and appeared to want to cooperate with being taken into custody. He then fled down the hallway and while fleeing, produced a handgun." Police shot the armed suspect and took him into custody. The suspect was wanted on a warrant for felony possession of a firearm. No one else was hurt in the shooting, including the baby, the baby's mother or hospital staff. SOUNDBITE: MILWAUKEE COUNTY SHERIFF DAVID CLARKE, SAYING: "This is not a situation where a guy came here with a gun looking to shoot somebody." The sheriff would not comment on whether shots were fired inside the neo-natal unit. But authorities will investigate if the incident was handled properly.

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Police shoot armed man inside Wisconsin Children's Hospital

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 01:05