An email excerpt from Naizer, the CC person from the Aldi shooting in Milwaukee
On another note, I am in the process of writing the District Attorney and Police Chief because it seems that the City of Milwaukee is attempting to disarm me and/or confiscate my Steyr 9mm... I don't know what their intentions are and I hope that I am wrong, but the Aldi armed robbery attempt happened over 2 weeks ago now and they still have not returned my firearm. I'm pretty familiar with the City's unwritten policy of making you go through hell in order to get your lawfully owned firearm back but was hoping for the best, especially after the DA approvingly spoke of my actions in his press release and the Assistant DA I spoke with wasn't 'expecting it be too long' before the Police returned my firearm....
I'll keep you posted on the goings on with it. Though the MPD has the ability to respectfully return a firearm, many times they force people to file a petition to return property under Wis. Stats. 968.20. Prayerfully you won't be in a situation where the Police take your firearm and then won't return it after the dust settles but it may benefit you to check the statue and case law regarding those petitions. For example, if my firearm was 'needed as evidence', the DA has the ability to make arrangements for me to make it available if necessary in any hearings which is doubtful to say the least. They have confessions on all 3 armed robberies. Again, I don't know the 'official reason' they are not returning my firearm but I do expect to get a response from either the DA or Police Chief and I'll keep you abreast. There is interest in this by more than myself and more than citizens in Milwaukee.
Thanks again and remember to Take Care & Take Charge!
Note: The shooting was ruled justified and no other charges were brought up against Nazir.