Kent, OH – Two officers were shot investigating a report of a burglary Sunday morning but are expected to make full recoveries. The suspect was also shot and injured.
Around 8am, a woman reported that a man was breaking into her house in the 1500 block of East Summit Street near Loop Road. When police arrived, the man was inside the home and, police say, he was armed.
Police said the officers were “physically engaged” with the man as soon as they entered the home. At some point during the contact, the man began firing at police, shooting two and leaving them with minor injuries.
We’re very grateful to say that the injuries [...]
Carmichael, CA – The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said that an officer involved shooting left one officer injured and a suspect dead Friday night.
The incident occurred when detectives were following up on a gang-related shooting at the Crestview North apartment complex just after 8pm Friday. The located a vehicle with two subjects inside. “At some point during the contact,” the department said, “multiple shots were fired striking one detective and the suspect.”
The officer was driven to the hospital by another officer. He has not been identified but the department said he is 47 year old and a 15-year veteran.
The other [...]
Thurston County, WA – A chaotic scene unfolded Wednesday night after an armed suspect led Thurston County deputies and Washington State Patrol troopers on a pursuit along I-5. When the vehicle came to a stop, shooting commenced.
The Washington State Patrol press release indicated that “shots were fired” while trying to take the suspect into custody.
Thurston County Sheriff’s Office K9 Arlo was struck twice. He was taken to a veterinary hospital and is expected to survive. A GoFundMe has been started to pay for his medical bills.
The 25-year-old driver was shot at least once. He was also taken to the hospital in serious [...]
Corona, CA – An officer driving an unmarked SUV appeared to have been targeted by a shooting suspect on a California Highway Saturday.
The officer, who hasn’t been identified, was driving a black Ford Explorer patrol vehicle on I-91 when he was hit from behind. The impact caused the officer to spin out of control.
The officer pulled over to the side of the road once he stopped spinning, at which point the driver of the other vehicle ran towards the officer with a gun drawn. The officer reportedly started shooting at the driver from the side of the SUV while the driver is behind it, but it’s said that the civilian wasn’t hit.
The driver [...]