UPDATE: Minot homicide suspect flees in Milwaukee,1 civilian killed, another seriously injured in crash

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – UPDATE (7:45PM): Police say U.S. Marshals were pursuing a vehicle driven by a suspect wanted on a homicide warrant out of Minot shortly after 9:30 a.m.

They say the driver disregarded a red light at the intersection of North 51st Street and West Center Street in Milwaukee and struck another vehicle.

A 20-year-old died from her injuries, and a 23-year-old man sustained life-threatening-injuries, and is in critical condition at a local hospital.

They say criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office in the upcoming days.

The suspect, later identified as 27-year-old Donald Cooper, Jr., was wanted on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder, in the January death of Dominick Stephens in Minot.


UPDATE (3:27 p.m.) : Donald Lee Cooper, Jr., the 27-year-old suspect sought after in a January homicide in Minot, was taken into custody in Milwaukee, Wis., according to Dan Orr, the Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal for North Dakota.

Orr says while fleeing from Marshals, Cooper collided with another vehicle.

According to the NBC affiliate in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner says one person from the other vehicle is dead and another person is in critical condition.

Cooper was wanted for conspiracy to commit murder in the January death of 29-year-old Dominick Stephens in Minot.

Your News Leader will have more information as it becomes available.


ORIGINAL STORY: A suspect in a Minot homicide case reportedly fled from U.S. Marshals in Milwaukee, Wis., Friday morning, causing a crash that killed a woman, according to WTMJ radio in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee Police say the vehicle driven by the suspect collided with another vehicle with two passengers.

The other person in the car is in critical condition, according to WMTJ.

The status of the person sought after is unclear.

This is a developing story. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.