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Officer fatally shoots man in Wauwatosa park

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WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) -- Police say an officer in a Milwaukee suburb has fatally shot a person in a park.

Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber says the officer encountered the person sitting in a vehicle at Madison Park about 3 a.m. Thursday.

Weber says the person in the vehicle had a handgun. He says the officer felt threatened and shot the suspect who was taken to Froedtert Hospital and pronounced dead.

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