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Video: N.C. Officer Dies After Friday Night Shooting

March 31, 2014  | 

VIDEO: N.C. Officer Dies After Friday Night Shooting

22-year-old Officer Alexander Thalmann has died, according to the Pitt County Medical Examiner's Office. The New Bern (N.C.) PD officer was shot Friday night at Craven Terrace in New Bern, reports WITN-TV.

Chief Toussaint Summers Jr. said Thalmann was with the department for seven short months, but that Thalmann's dedication and service to the community was evident from his first day on the job.

Police say Thalmann was wounded by a man he had stopped to question, who then ran away from Thalmann and another officer and shot them.

Investigators say Bryan Stalling of New Bern died after officers returned fire. Officer Justin Wester was also wounded in the gunfire, but he was released from Vidant on Saturday.

Tags: Duty Deaths, Officer Involved Shootings, New Bern (N.C.) PD


Comments (3)

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Kevin @ 3/31/2014 5:42 PM

R.I.P. Brother in Blue.....our prays go out to your family.

sgt d f mitchell @ 3/31/2014 7:09 PM

From those here at Cape Carteret Police Dept. You will be missed. God bless your family. We are all with you man. RIP BROTHER...

TheRookie @ 4/1/2014 2:33 AM

To many L.E.O's. taken so quick in this new year. R.I.P. A. Thalmann. Your Brothers/Sisters will assume the watch. All Officers & Deputies, Please watch the back out there. Stay safe and on the toes. May God Bless this Officer's Family, Agency Family, Friends, and you all on the street.

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