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(MILWAUKEE) — Protests erupted in the Sunset Heights, neighborhood of  Milwaukee, Wisconsin as protests arose just hours after a fatal police shooting.

Assistant Police Chief Bill Jessup said the shooting occurred after a vehicle with two men was stopped by police.

The identity of the 23-year-old deceased man has not been released and it isn’t clear if he pointed the gun at the 24-year-old officer.

The officer has since been placed on leave.

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