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Officer in Milwaukee shooting joined force as teenage aide

Dominique Heaggan attended grade school in Milwaukee and joined the city's police force as a teenage aide through a program that aims to recruit young people into law enforcement, including minorities.

Heaggan, identified by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as the black officer at the center of a fatal shooting that sparked two nights of violence, has lived near the shooting scene since at least 2012 and was assigned to patrol that area after becoming a sworn officer.

Sylville Smith, 23, was shot Saturday after police said he fled from a traffic stop. Authorities have said Smith turned toward the officer with a gun in his hand. A few hours later, violence erupted on the city's...

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