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Search Result: Shots Fired

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How Former St. Croix PD Chief Survived Harrowing Gunfight

January 16, 2014

Retired St. Croix Chief Christopher Howell was shot and wounded on duty. Howell, who believes his life was saved by a tourniquet, recently started Project Triage to raise funds to equip and train all officers with trauma kits. Read Blog Here.

Shots Fired: Kitsap County, Washington 01/23/2011

December 12, 2013

If as it's said there's no rest for the wicked, then it follows that the Sabbath day offers no respite for law enforcement. Certainly, the third Sunday of January 2011 adhered to that truth as three Kitsap County, Wash., Sheriff's deputies could attest.

Shots Fired: Brown County, Texas Crime Scene Photos

November 27, 2013

Sgt. Steven Means found himself in a gunfight with a man in a trailer park on July 29, 2012. Two people and their two dogs had already been killed. These photos show details from the crime scene in Early, Texas.

Shots Fired: Brown County, Texas 07/29/2012

November 26, 2013

Right smack in the middle of the kill zone, Sgt. Means figured tactical withdrawal was not an option—the shooter could nail him before he had a chance to get very far.

Video: LAPD Shoots, Kills Shotgun-Wielding Senior

November 18, 2013
“A gas company employee was responding to what we believe was a call of a gas leak in the area,” said Los Angeles police Det. Gus Villanueva. The worker “encountered that same resident, who pointed a handgun at him.”

Shots Fired: Burton, Michigan 07/01/2009

October 18, 2013

At the sound of Barksdale's commands, Kalahar spun the shotgun toward him and leveled it. As the man flinched, Barksdale's finger squeezed the trigger of his gun—repeatedly.

Shots Fired #100: Anywhere, USA

September 21, 2013

For our 100th "Shots Fired" article, I'm going to step outside the normal formula of our concept and talk about some things I've learned and some heroic officers I've had the honor of interviewing.

Shots Fired: Jackson County, Kansas 02/18/2000

August 11, 2013

No sooner were the words out of Schoen's mouth than he observed the shooter coming down the ladder in front of the house and walking toward his patrol car. He heard his K-9, "Falco," barking at the man from his back seat kennel.

Shots Fired: St. Croix, Virgin Islands 08/18/2012

July 16, 2013

Howell leaned forward in pain, his ballistic vest rode up on his torso. A second round tore through his driver's side door, passed through his seat, and struck him in the back. Like the first, this round passed through Howell before striking Jones in the face.

Shots Fired: Carbondale, Illinois 01/29/2007

June 14, 2013

When Officer John Doogan and his partner arrived at the cottage house on Beveridge Street, all they knew was that it was a domestic call and that such calls took all shapes and forms. Neither officer knew just how out of control things had gotten before their arrival and how bad things were about to get.

Shots Fired: San Dimas, California 06/20/1989

May 15, 2013

Belmontez raised the knife and charged at the officers with rapid steps. That the man had a wooden leg had already been made known to Brown. What he didn't expect was that the 250-pound man had long ago become accustomed to walking with it.

Shots Fired: Cleveland, Ohio 07/09/2008

April 17, 2013

Officer Jim Simone glanced at a teller to his left. The two knew one another well enough for Simone to see that she was having a hard time preventing a bizarre expression from registering on her face. Simone realized very quickly that he had walked into a robbery in progress.

Shots Fired: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 08/29/2010

March 14, 2013

Before Lawson had time to open her car door, the man turned and raised a rifle and began shooting. Lawson's mind kicked into a hyperkinetic drive, her synapses firing in rapid-fire succession of one another and keeping pace with the man's action on the trigger of the AR-15 he was wielding.

Shots Fired: Glendale, California 03/31/2008

February 15, 2013

Gonzalez glanced back in Anderson's direction a second time. "Aw, shit!" he said, his facial expression leaving no doubt as to the sincerity of the sentiment. And with that, he tossed his soda on the ground and took off running around the corner and southbound on Adams Street.

Shots Fired: Jefferson City, Missouri 12/10/2011

January 22, 2013

The sight of the wagon pulling into the hotel parking lot caused Bohanan's heart to sink. He hoped that the suspect would drive through the hotel lot and continue on. He didn't want to have to deal with a desperate murder suspect loose in the hotel.

Shots Fired: Billings, Montana 05/24/2012

December 20, 2012

The officer behind the wheel of the cruiser, Sgt. Shawn Finnegan, thought he'd recognized one of the BMW's occupants as a criminal whose frequent flier miles with local law enforcement had netted him an active $50,000 warrant.

Shots Fired: Boynton Beach, Florida 06/12/2012

November 20, 2012

Reynolds saw the muzzle flashes from Wallace's .45 and darted to his left, sprinting across the blacktop and onto a gravel road. Bullets ricocheted off the ground at his feet. He ran for the cover of a telephone pole and returned fire, laying down six rounds of suppression fire. Munro opened fire, too. Wallace shot back.

Shots Fired: Bismarck, North Dakota 07/08/2012

October 17, 2012

A domestic. Despite the shorthand, Officer Brad Jerome of the Bismarck (N.D.) Police Department knew such calls usually portended something decidedly undomestic, and the fact that this one was in a trailer park on the eastern part of town only raised the odds.

Shots Fired: Pauls Valley, Oklahoma 04/28/2007

September 18, 2012

The duo approached the house where they found the front door standing half-way open. The two officers stepped across the threshold and into the living room, and they picked up sight of a male adult darting toward the back of the house.

Shots Fired: Redford Township, Michigan 06/10/1998

August 29, 2012

Sgt. Adam Pasciak's mind began to feel like it was starting to shut down when he heard more gunshots ringing out—a lot of them. Sgt. Jim Turner had witnessed what happened and continued the foot pursuit of the driver, exchanging gunfire as they ran.

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