The shooting occurred when an undercover officer and a uniformed sergeant encountered a pair of car burglary suspects just before 2 a.m. Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith said one suspect pulled a gun and opened fire after being confronted by the officers.The chief said the sergeant, who has been identified as Wytasha Carter, 44, was “mortally wounded” and the officer was critically injured.
Carter had been with the department since 2011 and was promoted to sergeant in February 2018.
Smith said one suspect was injured in the shooting and taken to the hospital for treatment. The second suspect was taken into custody.
The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating.
Carter, who is survived by his wife and children, is the first Birmingham officer killed in the line of duty in more than 14 years. On June 17, 2004, three officers were shot and killed while serving a drug warrant. It was the deadliest day in department history.
- 2 children killed in house fire
- Driver, 3 passengers hospitalized after PAT bus involved in multi-vehicle crash
- VIDEO: Parents arrested after missing infant found buried in yard
- DOWNLOAD the Channel 11 News app for breaking news alerts
• Monday: Indiana, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., PBO Elks lodge, 475 S. 13th St.
• Tuesday: Kittanning, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., PA Career Link, 11931 Route 85, Suite E
• Wednesday: Punxsutawney, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Jefferson County Housing Authority Social Hall, 209 N. Jefferson St.Officials from Laurel Legal and the Pennsylvania Bar Association will be available. Anyone seeking help should bring documentation pertaining to their legal situation.
Stewart Weldon, who was arrested Sunday after a car chase that ended when he crashed into a police cruiser and wrestled with officers, “does, we believe, live at this address,” Gulluni said.
A woman in Weldon’s car said he held her captive for a month, sexually assaulted her and beat her with a hammer and other objects, police said.
“Thank you for saving my life,” the woman told officers, according to a police report. “I never thought I would get away.”
- Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced capture of Steven Wiggins Friday
- Photos tweeted by agency show Wiggins covered in mud and dirt being placed into the back of a cruiser
- Erika Castro-Miles, 38, charged Wednesday for her alleged role in altercation that led to the killing of 32-year-old Sgt. Daniel Baker
- Sheriff Randal Ward said a deputy found Wiggins laying by the side of the road, not far from the crime scene
- Officers received a call about a ‘suspicious vehicle’ on a local road and Baker responded
- Baker was eventually found dead inside his patrol car two to three miles away from the scene
- Wiggins was wanted in connection to a domestic abuse dispute on Tuesday in Kingston Springs
- He has been arrested for domestic abuse or assault at least eight times in the last 12 years
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5795433/Suspect-Tennessee-deputys-killing-CAPTURED-massive-two-day-manhunt.html#ixzz5HC2StdtY
Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
A man was shot and killed in Clairton early Sunday morning.
CLAIRTON (KDKA) — A man was shot and killed in Clairton early Sunday morning.
Officers were sent to the 500 block of Farnsworth Avenue around 12:30 a.m. for a report that a man had been shot.
When they arrived at the scene, they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside a home.
An off-duty police officer was arrested after he fatally shot his brother, an off-duty sheriff’s deputy in Texas.
Robert Lee, who has 35 years’ experience in law enforcement, initially told authorities that he shot an intruder in his Stagecoach Farms home Friday.
Rocky Lee, 57, was identified as the victim, the Houston Chronicle reported.
Lee, a 26-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, was shot multiple times in the bathroom of his brother’s home.
One witness said he was wondering what was going on because there was a line of confused customers, and he noticed there was no cashier around.
Edgewood Police are handling the investigation.
A 15-year-old boy shot his father to death and wounded his mother in a west Las Vegas home Thursday morning before being wounded when she got a gun and returned fire, according to Las Vegas police.
The man, police said, “was apparently shot-to-death by an armed citizen.”
Authorities said two people were brought to the hospital after getting shot and are expected to survive.
The suspect is the only confirmed fatality and a motive was not immediatly clear, police said.
A mother and daughter, reportedly described by police as “innocent customers,” were shot while they were at the restaurant celebrating a birthday, according to a KOCO reporter.
Two sobriety checkpoints were announced this week by state police in .
One of the DUI checkpoints will be conducted by police from the Greensburg barracks; the other will be run by troopers out of the Belle Vernon station.In each announcement, it was said that the checkpoints would be held at a location “within Westmoreland County.”
Police are not required to disclose a specific location or date, although troopers from Belle Vernon said their checkpoint would take place during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
“The purpose of the checkpoint is to decrease deaths, injuries and property damage caused by impaired drivers” and “decrease the number of impaired drivers on the roadways,” state police from Greensburg said in a written statement.
UPDATE 11:04 a.m.: Sheriff Gonzalez told reporters the number of dead could rise as high as 10. The suspect is believed to be a student, he said, and most of the dead are students. It is still a “very active” scene at the school, with a bomb squad and police checking to make sure the area is secure, he said.
11 a.m.: Gyl Switzer, executive director of Texas Gun Sense, issued a statement: “Our hearts go out to those affected by today’s shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe Texas. We Texans love our children. We must do a better job of protecting them. There are proven strategies to reduce senseless gun violence. Today, Texas Gun Sense re-doubles our commitment to stop the killing. Work with us.”
According to TheBlast.com, Redmond had meth and heroin on him when he was apprehended by police in Santa Monica on May 8 after stealing cash.