Chandler Officer Killed In Shootout Identified
July 29, 2010
Chandler (Ariz.) Police Officer Carlos Ledesma was attempting to purchase a large quantity of marijuana, when he was killed on an undercover assignment in a south Phoenix home, the Arizona Republic reports.
Ledesma, a 34-year-old father of two, may have been killed by drug dealers planning to rob the undercover officers.
During the "drug deal gone bad," two other officers were wounded and three suspects were killed or wounded. Two additional suspects have been taken into custody.
Read the full story on AZCentral.com.
Displaying 1 - 1 of 1
OldLt @ 7/29/2010 6:56 PM
RIP Brother Sheepdog.
Join the Discussion
Other Recent News
Phoenix Police Chief Daniel V. Garcia said the mourners had come to remember a man whose...
The man fatally shot by Sacramento police aboard a light-rail train Saturday night lunged...
Police released the identity of a pregnant woman accidentally shot to death Friday...
The officer, whose name was not released, was listed in serious but stable condition after...
A Chicago police officer was released from the hospital this morning, hours after a bullet...