Milwaukee police chief says man shot, killed by officer in park was mentally ill

  • by: CARRIE ANTLFINGER , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 1, 2014 - 5:10 PM

MILWAUKEE — A man shot and killed by a police officer after a struggle in a popular downtown park had schizophrenia, Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn said Thursday, as he called for more help for people with mental illness.

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