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Milwaukee police shot-and-wounded a suspect for the third time in a week

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MILWAUKEE - For the third time in a week, a Milwaukee police officer shot-and-wounded a suspect late last night.

Police said they were called to a house to break up a domestic disturbance - and when the suspect lunged at the officer with a knife, the officer fired his weapon. It happened just after 9:30 in a north side neighborhood. The suspect was hospitalized in critical condition at last word. The 36-year-old officer was not hurt. He's an 11-year veteran of the Milwaukee police force.

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The officer has been put on administrative desk duty while the shooting is being investigated.

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