Police: Milwaukee man killed self as drug agents closed in

Milwaukee police

MILWAUKEE — Police in Milwaukee said they are investigating the death of a man they say was being pursued by federal drug agents when he died.

The department said the man shot himself after a foot chase about 2:46 p.m. Monday involving Drug Enforcement Administration agents.

Police say the 23-year-old man was from Milwaukee. They said no federal agents fired their guns and city police weren’t involved. A DEA special agent in charge didn’t immediately respond to a phone message.