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  • Suspect accused of shooting 7 law enforcement officers in Florence identified

    10/04/2018 6:12:31 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 111 replies
    WBTW TV News ^ | October 4, 2018 | by WBTW
    FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - One suspect is in custody and a Florence police officer is deceased after eight people, seven of which were law enforcement officers, were shot in Florence Wednesday evening. Sources tell News13 Fred Hopkins is the suspect arrested in the case. According to Chief Deputy Glenn Kirby with the Florence County Sheriff's Office, the suspect surrendered to deputies after talking with a negotiator and was taken to the hospital for treatment. Kirby also says a 20-year-old male inside the home was also shot and is still alive.
  • South Carolina shooting: 5 officers shot- 1 dead in Florence county

    10/03/2018 5:41:47 PM PDT · by NRx · 17 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 10-03-2018 | Oliver Laughland
    Breaking news... Prayers please.
  • 1 LEO killed, 4 other LEOs wounded in SC shooting

    10/03/2018 5:54:09 PM PDT · by robowombat · 9 replies
    Police One ^ | Oct 3, 2018 | Jeffrey Collins
    1 LEO killed, 4 other LEOs wounded in SC shooting Three deputies and two officers were shot Wednesday evening Today at 5:15 PM By Jeffrey Collins FLORENCE, S.C. — Five South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot Wednesday — including one fatally — in a Florence County shooting in which the suspect has been taken into custody, authorities said. Sheriff's Deputy Chief Glenn Kirby confirmed the incident Wednesday, news outlets reported. Kirby said three Florence County sheriff's deputies and two city officers were shot. Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken said the dead officer was a member of the Florence...
  • Ohio officer forced to shoot K9 partner during attack

    09/02/2018 8:36:45 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09.02.18 | Robert Gearty
    An Ohio officer shot his police dog after it attacked him, leaving him with serious bite wounds, the Columbus Police Department said. Officer Brian Carter underwent surgery at a hospital and K9 Benzi, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, was humanely euthanized. Carter was correcting Benzi’s behavior through verbal commands at the department’s K9 office Saturday morning when the dog suddenly turned on him, a Columbus Police spokesperson said in a news release.
  • Fredericton police ID 2 officers killed in shooting in which 2 civilians also died

    08/10/2018 4:28:16 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 31 replies
    CBC News ^ | Aug 10, 2018 8:07 AM AT | Elizabeth Fraser
    2 civilian victims not named; 48-year-old suspect being treated in hospital for injuries sustained in shooting Two police officers who were among four people killed in a shooting in Fredericton Friday morning have been identified as Lawrence Robert Costello, 45, and Sara Mae Helen Burns, 43. Costello was a 20-year police veteran, is survived by his partner and four children. Burns joined the Fredericton Police Force in 2016 but had served as an auxiliary officer for two years. She leaves behind her husband and three children. The 48-year-old suspect, who has not yet been identified, is in hospital and is...
  • Florida Police Officer Dies After Allegedly Shot by Illegal Alien

    07/30/2018 6:25:09 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Jul 2018 | John Binder
    A Florida police officer has died after allegedly being shot in the head by an illegal alien. Law enforcement confirmed to the media this week that Fort Meyers Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller died in the hospital after being in critical condition for a week following a shootout with an illegal alien from Haiti. Wisner Desmaret, a 29-year-old illegal alien from Haiti, had allegedly gotten into a fight with a group of men at a gas station when police were forced to intervene. ThatÂ’s when Desmaret allegedly began shooting at police officers, hitting and ultimately killing Jobbers-Miller, as Breitbart News reported. John...
  • Milwaukee police officer dies after shooting on north side

    Officers were looking for man near North 28th and West Wright streets who was wanted on gun and drug violations. When they approached the suspect at a residence, the suspect shot at the officers, Police Chief Alfonso Morales said. The fallen officer, a 17-year veteran of the force, was a member of the Special Investigations Division. Police said they have the suspect in custody, and the weapon was recovered. The suspect was not shot, police said. "Words cannot describe the sorrow and anger I feel at this moment," Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said. Barrett said the officer has been on...
  • Hawaii police officer dies in shooting, manhunt underway for alleged killer

    The suspected gunman who fatally shot a Hawaii County police officer during a Tuesday night traffic stop and then fled into a wooded area was the subject of an intense dragnet Wednesday, as authorities combed the Big Island just 20 miles from where lava flows recently devastated residential areas. The Hawai'i Police Department said in a news release that officers were conducting a traffic stop around 9:45 p.m. along Highway 11 in Mountain View, located about 15 miles southwest of Hilo, when the driver of a vehicle -- identified as 33-year-old Justin Waiki -- got out and fired "multiple shots"...
  • Police officer, Army veteran killed by his own gun (edited)

    07/16/2018 7:30:35 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies
    ABC ^ | July 16, 2018 | Emily Shapiro
    A Massachusetts police officer, Army veteran and father of two who died this weekend after being shot by his own weapon would have marked his six-year anniversary on the force Monday, authorities said. Weymouth police officer Michael Chesna and a local resident died in the incident Sunday. The alleged gunman, 20-year-old Emanuel "Manny" Lopes, is in police custody but has not appeared in court.
  • Twitter reaction to Sen Liz Warren tweet about MA cop gunned down

    07/15/2018 7:31:15 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 26 replies
    Twitter ^ | 7/15/18 | E. Warren
    (Reactions follow) My heart goes out to the family and friends of Officer Michael Chesna, a military veteran, of @WeymouthPD who was killed in the line of duty today. We are with you, Weymouth.
  • Police: NYS Trooper shot and killed by school principal in Steuben County

    07/02/2018 12:06:52 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 36 replies
    WHAM-TV, Rochester NY ^ | Monday, July 2nd 2018
    A New York state trooper in Steuben responding to an early-morning call in Steuben County. State police say the shooting happened around 3:30 a.m Monday morning on Welch Road in the Town of Erwin, not far from SUNY Corning Community College. Troopers say 29-year-old Nicholas Clark was responding to a call of a suicidal person. When Trooper Clark arrived, State police say 43-year-old Steven Kiley shot and killed Clark, before apparently taking his own life. State police say Kiley was a school principal, but did not say which school he worked at.
  • 2 Deputies in Kansas Are Fatally Shot While Transporting Inmates

    06/17/2018 9:14:33 AM PDT · by BBell · 49 replies
    https://www.nytimes.com/ ^ | 6/16/18 | Christina Caron
    Two sheriff’s deputies in Kansas who were shot while transporting inmates from a jail to a court hearing on Friday died of their injuries, the police in Kansas City, Kan., said on Saturday. Officials said Friday that it appeared the deputies were shot with one of their own weapons. “When they pulled into the parking lot and readied to transport these inmates, they were overcome,” Maj. Kelli Bailiff, a spokeswoman for the Wyandotte County sheriff’s office, said at a news conference on Friday. “It is very possible that with their own firearm they were both shot.” A suspect was also...
  • Dawnta Harris, teen suspect, said he ‘drove at’ Maryland officer, records show

    05/22/2018 10:01:44 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Mat 22, 2018 | David McFadden, Sarah Rankin/AP
    PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer, and three other suspects were taken into custody, authorities said Tuesday. A statement of probable cause dated Tuesday identified the suspect as Dawnta Anthony Harris of Baltimore and the officer as Amy Caprio. Police have not confirmed how Caprio was fatally injured in a suburban neighborhood Monday, but witnesses reported hearing a pop before seeing a Jeep run her over. Meanwhile, officials said Tuesday that three additional teenagers had been taken into custody. Baltimore County’s public...
  • Female Officer Fatally Shot In Baltimore County; Manhunt Underway

    05/21/2018 3:22:13 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 55 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | May 21, 2018
    A Baltimore County police officer was fatally shot in Perry Hall Monday afternoon during a traffic stop. Police said the shooting happened in a residential neighborhood near Belair and Klausmier roads, after the officer responded about a suspicious vehicles in the unit-block of Linwen Way. The officer, who would have been a 4-year veteran in July, was shot in the head just after 2 p.m. and was taken to Medstar Franklin Square hospital nearby where she was pronounced dead at 2:50 p.m.
  • 2 Dallas PD officers critically wounded in shooting in north Dallas; suspect at large

    04/24/2018 3:53:17 PM PDT · by Spktyr · 118 replies
    WFAA.com ^ | 24 April 2018 | WFAA
    Two Dallas Police Department officers have been critically wounded in a shooting at a Home Depot store in north Dallas, police officials confirmed. One civilian was also shot in the incident at the Home Depot at U.S. 75 and Forest Lane, multiple sources told WFAA. The two Dallas officers, a man and a woman, were helping a security guard who was responding to an incident at the store. The incident was still developing about 5 p.m. Police were still searching for a suspect. A police spokesman confirmed a "major incident" at the store and said it was still a "very...
  • Mobile police officer dies after shooting; suspect also dead

    02/21/2018 3:05:15 PM PST · by BBell · 7 replies
    http://www.al.com/ ^ | 02/21/18 | Ivana Hrynkiw
    A Mobile police officer has died after being shot Tuesday night. The officer has been identified as Justin Billa. The incident stemmed from an incident earlier Tuesday evening, when police found a woman named Fonda Poellnitz dead. Investigators quickly identified her ex-husband, Robert Hollie, as a person of interest in her killing and went to his Toulminville home.When officers arrived, Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste said they told Hollie to come out. Instead, Hollie began shooting and struck Billa. At least one officer fired shots back at Hollie.Billa was rushed to the University of South Alabama Medical Center, where he...
  • Police officer killed, 2 deputies critically wounded in Georgia shooting

    02/09/2018 12:29:38 PM PST · by Strac6 · 27 replies
    <p>LOCUST GROVE, Ga. - Authorities say one officer has died and two deputies were critically wounded in a shooting that also left a suspect dead south of Atlanta.</p> <p>Henry County Sheriff Keith McBrayer made the announcement Friday afternoon at a news conference.</p>
  • Deputy dead, 3 other officers injured in shooting in east Colorado Springs

    02/05/2018 7:06:06 PM PST · by Linda Frances · 92 replies
    KDRO News Channel 13 ^ | 02/04/2018 | Andrew McMillan, Holly Morrison
    Deputy dead, 3 other officers injured in shooting in east Colorado Springs
  • South Carolina deputy dies, 3 others remain wounded, after 'ambush' shooting

    01/17/2018 5:53:35 PM PST · by blueyon · 37 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 1/17/18 | Katherine Lam, Nicole Darrah
    A South Carolina sheriff's deputy has died after a man accused of assaulting his wife "ambushed" and shot him and three other officers, officials said Wednesday. York County Detective Michael Doty died Wednesday after he was shot by 47-year-old Christian Thomas McCall during an hours-long manhunt Tuesday morning. "It is with a heavy heart & great sadness that York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson announces the passing of Detective Michael R. Doty," the sheriff's office wrote on Facebook. Doty spent 12 years working in law enforcemen
  • 1 deputy dead, 4 deputies and 2 civilians wounded in Douglas County apartment complex shooting

    12/31/2017 9:02:08 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 71 replies
    KDVR TV (Fox) ^ | Updated at 09:56AM, December 31, 2017 | Web staff
    A gunman shot and killed a deputy, and wounded four other deputies and two civilians at an apartment complex during a domestic violence call early Sunday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said. About 5:15 a.m., deputies responded the Copper Canyon Apartments complex at 3404 E. County Line Road in Highlands Ranch, between Colorado and University boulevards. A gunman opened fire, hitting five deputies and two civilians. One deputy was confirmed dead and the six others were taken to hospitals, the sheriff’s office said. The gunman was shot, is believed to be dead and is “no longer a threat,” the...