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UPDATE: Suspect shot by Milwaukee officers dies

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MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- A suspect shot by Milwaukee police officers overnight has died.

Authorities tell WISN 12 News they were called to a fight at a gas station shortly before 2:00 a.m. Thursday. They heard nearby gunshots and found a man firing a weapon. Police say when he refused to drop his weapon, he was shot.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's office tells WISN the suspect is now dead. The officers were not injured.

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MILWAUKEE (WKOW) – A suspect is critically wounded after being shot by Milwaukee police officer on Thursday.

Authorities say officers responded to a fight at a gas station just before 2:00 a.m. Upon arrival, the officers heard nearby gunshots and found a man firing a weapon.  Officers say the man refused orders to drop the weapon and was shot.

According to our affiliate, WISN-TV, the suspect is in critical condition at a local hospital.

The officers were not injured.  Authorities say the two officers are on desk duty while the shooting is investigated.

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