Reported standoff at house on Milwaukee west side

Milwaukee Police say that they are asking the public to avoid the area of North 54th and 55th Streets between West McKinley Avenue and West Vliet Street after a reported standoff.

A witness told Newsradio WTMJ that more than a half-dozen officers were outside a house on the east side of that area on 54th Street.

TODAY'S TMJ4's Rebecca Klopf reports the standoff, and says it's on 55th Street.

There was no other initially confirmed word from police as to the reason for the police presence.

Check back for more details on this story as they come in to us.

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