Sus­pect charged in death of Wis. of­fi­cer

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - NATION & WORLD 2 -

MIL­WAU­KEE — A man who was charged Sun­day with killing a Mil­wau­kee of­fi­cer dur­ing a drug raid on his home told in­ves­ti­ga­tors that he didn’t re­al­ize it was po­lice try­ing to break down his door, au­thor­i­ties said.

Jor­dan P. Fricke, 26, is charged with first-de­gree in­ten­tional homi­cide and other crimes in the fa­tal shoot­ing of 35-year-old Of­fi­cer Matthew Rit­tner, who was part of a tac­ti­cal unit try­ing to serve a war­rant to search the home for il­le­gal drugs and weapons on Wed­nes­day.

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