Two officers shot, suspect killed in banquet hall shooting

WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, NJ – Two police officers, one from the NYPD and another from New Jersey, were wounded by gunfire during a shooting that resulted in the death of a suspect in Middlesex County. The shooting, which is currently under investigation by the New Jersey state attorney general’s office, occurred during a late-night assignment that led the officers to a popular banquet hall. Law enforcement officials received reports of a possible active shooter around 12:30 …

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Police officer charged in Lyft driver’s murder

FULTON COUNTY, GA – An officer from the Atlanta Police Department (APD) is facing charges for the alleged murder of his Lyft driver. The officer, Koby Minor, was taken into custody by the Union City Police Department. He resigned from APD, effective immediately, on the same day as his arrest. Union City Police were called to South Fulton Parkway, at the intersection of Stonewall Tell Road, before 1 a.m., upon receiving reports of a shooting. Upon …

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Suspect discovered dead after shooting and killing police officer

EUCLID, OH – A statewide manhunt in Ohio ended tragically on Sunday evening with the discovery of the suspect, Deshawn Anthony Vaughn, 24, dead inside a residence. Vaughn was wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of 23-year-old Euclid police officer and military veteran, Jacob Derbin, on Saturday night. Derbin, who had been with the Euclid Police Department for less than a year, was responding to a disturbance call when he was ambushed by a …

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Officer killed by hit-and-run semi driver

SANTAQUIN, UT – A tragic incident unfolded in the early hours of Sunday when a semi-truck driver allegedly fled a traffic stop and fatally struck a Utah police officer. The officer, Sgt. Bill Hooser, 50, served with the Santaquin Police Department and was hailed as a “hero” and an exceptional officer. During a press conference on Monday, colleagues and family members paid their respects to Hooser. Santaquin Police Chief Rod Hurst expressed his deep sorrow, …

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Off-duty police officer shot and killed when returning home from his shift

CHICAGO, IL – A tragic incident unfolded in the early hours of Sunday, when an off-duty Chicago police officer was fatally shot on the city’s Southwest Side. The Chicago Police Department confirmed the incident, which occurred in the 8th Police District as the officer was returning home from his shift. The gunshot detection system alerted officers to the 5500 block of South Kedzie Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood just before 3 a.m. Upon arriving …

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Two killed, seven wounded, in martini bar shooting

DORAL, FL – A violent encounter in Doral City, Miami-Dade County, Florida, left two people dead, including a security guard and the assailant, and seven others injured, one of whom is a police officer. The incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday at a commercial establishment. The confrontation initiated when a dispute broke out among patrons at a martini bar in CityPlace Doral around 3:30 a.m. The situation escalated when one individual brandished a …

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Six people shot, one killed, in bar parking lot

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Tragedy struck Indianapolis early Sunday morning, as a shooting in a bar’s parking lot claimed one life and left five others injured, including a police officer. The incident involved two off-duty Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers who were working at the bar at the time. The officers, donned in full uniform, were responding to a disturbance in the parking lot around 1:30 a.m. when they found themselves in a firefight with at …

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University student shot in exchange of gunfire with police

HUNTSVILLE, AL – A student at Alabama A&M University was wounded during an exchange of gunfire with a campus police officer in a dormitory stairwell on Monday, as reported by local authorities. The incident occurred in a residential hall during a routine security check, and was swiftly brought under control. The university confirmed that an officer-involved shooting took place at the Knight Complex on campus, resulting in one injury. The situation was promptly handled, mitigating …

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Police officer shot during traffic stop

MEMPHIS, TN – A Memphis law enforcement officer sustained injuries during a traffic stop when an unidentified motorist shot him and fled the scene. The incident occurred on the southbound lanes of Interstate 240 near South Parkway, according to Memphis Police Department spokesperson, Officer Theresa Carlson. The officer, during the traffic stop, communicated to the dispatch center that he had been shot. The incident took place in the early hours of Friday, around 4:20 a.m. …

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An officer, a court worker, and two others were shot during an eviction notice

INDEPENDENCE, MO – A tragic scene unfolded in Independence, Missouri, on Thursday as a police officer and a court worker were fatally shot, and two other officers were injured. The incident occurred while the officers were assisting in serving an eviction notice at a residence in Jackson County. The Independence Police Department identified the deceased officer as 35-year-old Cody Allen. According to Police Chief Adam Dustman, Allen and two other officers responded to reports of …

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