Man shot by police in Milwaukee

Police called to home on report of suicidal man

Published On: Jan 22 2013 07:25:38 AM CST
MILWAUKEE -

Milwaukee police say an armed man has been shot by an officer at a north side residence.

Sgt. Mark Stanmeyer said police were called to the home about 4 a.m. Tuesday on a report of a suicidal man. Stanmeyer said a sergeant went into the house, felt threatened by the armed man and shot him twice. Police said there were others in the home at the time, but no one else was injured.

The 56-year-old man was taken to the hospital. There's no immediate word on his condition.