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Police were responding to a call from a 12-year-old saying his father had shot his uncle when the suspect opened fire
“I want make it clear that Officer Blakely is a hero. He lived as a hero and he died a hero,” Sheriff Tom Spangler said
Less than a month before the shooting, the man allegedly called an out of state credit union and said he was going to go on a killing spree
Within 30 minutes, Officer Sean Sluganski was killed, Officer Charles Thomas was shot in the face and the gunman was dead
The officers were responding to a domestic disturbance call when the suspect opened fire
The shooting occurred after police were called to a domestic disturbance and the suspect pointed a gun at his mother and a sergeant
When police arrived on scene, the former officer handed a child he was holding to a woman and brandished a gun before being shot
“The war on our law enforcement officers has to stop,” said the community member who planned the tribute for Officer Truong Thai
Tyson Shawn Jordan Hampton is facing 27 felony charges after fatally shooting Officer Truong Thai during a domestic disturbance call
The suspect fired 18 shots that an official described as an “AK-47 pistol,” which penetrated the officer’s ballistic vest
Officer Truong Thai, 49, was fatally wounded while answering a report for a domestic disturbance and stopping a vehicle near the Las Vegas Strip
After hours of negotiations with officers, the suspect was shot and killed after reaching for gun
The suspect will be charged with numerous weapons violations, felony domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon
Sonny Thomas Almanza was arrested in connection with the shooting death of Officer Dillon Vakoff
Officer Dillon Michael Vakoff, 27, previously served six years in the U.S. Air Force before joining the Arvada Police Department in 2019
“As soon as they got off the elevator to go to the apartment, they were fired upon by the offender,” Police Superintendent David Brown said
Roy Andrew “Drew” Barr was responding to a domestic disturbance when the suspect opened fire and shot him
Lt. William Lebo was fatally shot and two other officers were wounded Thursday while responding to a domestic disturbance
The shooting occurred while the officers were responding to a domestic disturbance call
“Maybe pre-pandemic, folks were experiencing a low level of abuse and weren’t needing to reach out to a hotline or seek services, but during the pandemic they experienced an increase in severity,” researchers said
The man had barricaded himself in a bedroom where he was holding a knife to his estranged wife
The suspect was also killed in the shooting
Two officers were making their way upstairs when a knife-wielding man appeared
The officer’s injuries were described as “severe”
Kingsville officer Sherman Benys Jr. was shot while responding to a domestic disturbance
The incident has renewed calls for innovative approaches to domestic violence response