CHP Officer Fighting for Life After Shooting
September 05, 2012
A California Highway Patrol officer remained in critical condition Wednesday, a day after he was shot by a subject during a traffic stop in the East Bay near Alamo.
Officer Kenyon Youngstrom pulled over Christopher Boone Lacy, 38, on Interstate Highway 680 at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Lacy was driving a green Jeep Wrangler with an obstructed license plate. The officer's partner pulled up as the officer and the Jeep came to a stop.
According to Contra Costa County sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee, Lacy shot the officer in the head and the officer's partner returned fire, mortally wounding Lacy who died later, reports ABC News.
CHP Officer Succumbs To Injuries
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Theodore Parker @ 9/5/2012 4:22 PM
My thoughts go out to the officer and family at this time. I hope with help and prayers he will pull though this. It is just one of the many reasons we have to be on our guard during every routine traffic stop, and remember no traffic stop is routine. Be safe LEO...
Cecilio Mendez @ 9/6/2012 7:35 AM
LEO Youngstrom, we all are paying God to keep looking after you. We pray that you come back home, to your family and loved ones.
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