Toledo, OH – Chief George Kral with the Toledo Police Department said that one of his officers was shot and killed Monday evening in a standoff.
Officer Brandon Stalker was struck one time during the incident which began around 3:30pm Monday evening in the 2300 block of Fulton Street. Officers noticed a suspect at that location and believed he was wanted in connection to a cathedral being vandalized earlier in the day.
After police made contact with the suspect, he pulled out a firearm and went into a nearby house. SWAT and a negotiator were called to the scene. They negotiated with the man for several hours, and eventually used gas in the house.
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.
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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.
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Houston, TX – Early Sunday morning, around 2:20am, three Harris County Deputies were shot and a woman was killed outside of the Set Nightclub in the 2900 block of Travis Street.
Houston Police Executive Assistant Chief Troy Finner said the deputies were responding to a fight in the parking lot when a thus far unidentified man started firing.
Finner said, “I don’t know what led him to shoot into a crowd where police officers and other citizens were, but we’ll find out.”
The deceased woman was described by police as in her 40’s and as an innocent bystander.
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