WAUWATOSA - Police are investigating an incident that happened at the residence of suspended Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah around 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8. While police said it happened at the residence of the officer who has killed three people in the line of duty in five years, in a Facebook post, Mensah said it happened at his girlfriend's house.
According to police, a group of approximately 50-60 people "targeted and began to vandalize" the home on 100th Street and Vienna Street.
Officer Mensah attempted to communicate with the group but was physically assaulted outside his home, according to a release from Wauwatosa police around 11 a.m. Sunday.
"I've got sons. I'm just going to have to tell my sons to be very careful about going in and out," said Evans.
As the officer made his way back into his home, police said "armed protesters" approached the rear door and a single shotgun round was discharged into the back door.