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Milwaukee police officer who shot Sylville Smith arrested for sexual assault

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Posted at 9:25 AM, Oct 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-20 10:25:25-04
The police officer who shot and killed Milwaukee man Sylville Smith has been arrested for sexual assault, police said Thursday.
 
Dominique Heaggan-Brown was arrested Wednesday evening after being criminally charged earlier in the day. Police say that in August a victim told officers he had been sexually assaulted by Heaggan-Brown while off-duty. 
 
The investigation that followed resulted in charges from the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office, as well as further charges from an internal MPD investigation.
 
Heaggan-Brown remains in custody and has been suspended from the Milwaukee Police Department.
 
Heaggan-Brown's shooting of Sylville Smith earlier this summer sparked two nights of violence in the Sherman Park neighborhood.