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  • West Memphis police chief says officers' pistols were no match for heavily armed teenager

    05/28/2010 11:56:30 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 58 replies · 1,871+ views
    Commercial Appeal ^ | 05/27/2010 | Commercial Appeal
    West Memphis police officer Bill Evans was found lying face down in a ditch after being shot multiple times by a 16-year-old, including a shot in the back, the city's police chief said Tuesday. The chief said his son, a sergeant over the criminal interdiction unit, took cover Thursday behind his vehicle as teenager Joseph Kane opened fire with an AK-47. He said bullets pierced the engine and the car and shattered glass. Brandon was riddled with bullets before being shot in the back of the head, Paudert said. SNIP Paudert told them that as of Tuesday, he wanted officers...
  • 2 West Memphis Police Officers Shot to Death (suspects killed also)

    05/20/2010 12:33:09 PM PDT · by Cedar · 60 replies · 2,241+ views
    Just happened in the last hour or so. One of the killed police officers is the son of the Chief of Police.
  • Relatives ID West Memphis suspects (cop killers NOT illegal immigrants)

    05/21/2010 9:18:20 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 67 replies · 4,265+ views
    Memphis Commercial Appeal ^ | 21 May 10 10:39AM | Zack McMillin
    Arkansas police authorities have sent the bodies of two people killed in a Thursday gunbattle with police to the state crime lab for identification. They refused to discuss any details about their investigation of the events that left two West Memphis police officers dead and two other law enforcement officers wounded. “The Arkansas State Police is not confident of the identification that we have at this moment in time, as of 8:40 on Friday morning ," said spokesman Bill Sadler. "We are waiting for results from the state crime laboratory. We don’t play CSI around here. We want it right.”...
  • Sheriff injured in West Memphis shooting says 'All hell broke loose'

    05/28/2010 5:44:11 PM PDT · by fireman15 · 54 replies · 1,696+ views
    The Commercial Appeal ^ | May 23, 2010 | Kevin McKenzie
    Crittenden County Sheriff Dick Busby didn't even have a gun Thursday when the suspects in the slaying of two West Memphis police officers jumped out of their minivan and began spraying bullets at him and his deputy chief. "They got out shooting with what they had," Busby said Saturday from his home in Marion, hours after his release from the Regional Medical Center at Memphis. "We got back in the car," Busby said. "Then all hell broke loose." The ensuing gunbattle in the Walmart parking lot with Jerry R. Kane, 45, of Forest, Ohio, and his 16-year-old son, Joe Kane,...