Officer-involved shooting in Johnson Creek after reported chase west of MIlwaukee

WTMJ is following reports connected to an officer-involved shooting that has happened in Jefferson County that followed a multi-county police chase and, according to a witness, a carjacking.

Officers confirmed to TODAY'S TMJ4's Tom Durian that an officer-involved shooting happened. A Waukesha County Sheriff's deputy and a Delafield Police officer were involved. Officials did not confirm the condition of the suspect.

(Hear Durian below on Wisconsin's Afternoon News.)

NBC15 in Madison reports that an Arby's was the scene of police activity in Johnson Creek. A witness told WISC-TV in Madison that "police shot a man who was firing at police."

A witness told WTMJ that a carjacking led to the chase, which began in Delafield, and the police incident. 

"That was the strangest event I've ever seen," said the witness, named Matthew Vahl. (Hear his interview below.)

He described the suspect leaving his car running, music blaring, clothes in a pile with the man being naked and holding a handgun at the Meadowbrook Park and Ride.

Chopper 4 video shows a tarp covering an area of the sidewalk alongside the Arby's. Durian reports there was a body found.

The incident happened early Tuesday afternoon. Police scanner audio says that the suspect, who was naked, was waving a gun outside the car, later got out of the vehicle and walked towar the Arby's. At that point, shots were fired. Another witness in Johnson Creek also said the suspect was naked.

Attention was focused on an Acura in the Arby's parking lot. Law enforcement from both Jefferson and Waukesha Counties were on the scene.

Reports came into WTMJ about a chase involving law enforcement going westbound on I-94. There was no initial confirmation between the two incidents.

Freeway exits near Johnson Creek were blocked. Durian reports that the exit from I-94 westbound to Johnson Creek was closed. That exit has since re-opened.

The Johnson Creek Outlet Mall says the Arby's is not on its property.

A news conference is set for sometime during the 5 p.m. hour. WTMJ will carry it live. Check back for more details on this story as details come in.

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