FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Cop Kills Suspected Armed Robber who Crashed Stolen Car Into House

August 29, 2011  | 

A Duluth (Minn.) Police officer fatally shot a suspected armed robber during an exchange of gunfire at a home near where he had crashed a stolen vehicle after a pursuit.

The incident began at about 10:25 p.m. Sunday, when officers attempted to stop a stolen 2002 Infiniti with a 26-year-old woman behind the wheel and the suspect riding as a passenger.

The driver led officers on a short pursuit that ended when the car crashed into a home at 102nd Avenue West and Dickson Street. The passenger entered a nearby home, in the 1400 block of 102nd Avenue West, prompting two police officers to go in after him, reports Paul Walsh of the Star-Tribune.

One officer returned fire, after the man shot at him. A female living in the home was shot in the leg. No officers were hurt.

Source: Star-Tribune

Tags: Armed Robbery, Assaults on Officers, Duluth (Minn.) PD, Auto Theft


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

JJ Golliday @ 8/30/2011 9:43 AM

Man, what a badly written story. Was the driver the male or female? The story says both. Also, the female in the home.......victim or suspect? Like I said, a lame report. At least the bad guys were caught. Deputy JJG

WebEdPaul @ 8/30/2011 9:58 AM

@DeputyJJG We have to rely in initial media reports that aren't always fully accurate. This one has been updated, and we followed suit. Thanks for reading.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Propper Adds Ultra-Light Summerweight Tactical Pants, Shirts, Shorts
Just in time for the warmer months, Propper introduces its Summerweight collection. This...
Baltimore FOP: Officers More Afraid of Going to Jail Than Getting Shot
The president of the Baltimore police union on Thursday said that criminals have become...
Cleveland Police Union Says Federal Reforms Endanger Officers
The head of the Cleveland police department's patrol union said aspects of the agreement...
Is the Death Penalty Dying?
On May 27, the conservative Nebraska state legislature abolished the death penalty in that...
Video: Oklahoma Officer Shot in Head During Pursuit, 3 Suspects in Custody
A Northern Oklahoma police officer was shot in the head Thursday evening during a...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine