A Shelby, NC, police officer who was shot and seriously wounded Saturday morning as officers tried to serve an arrest warrant died Monday in a Charlotte hospital.
Officer Tim Brackeen, 38, was shot around 12:20 a.m. while looking for Irving Fenner Jr. Other responding officers heard the gunshots and found Brackeen near Parkview Street.
Brackeen was shot in the torso. He was listed in stable but critical condition, was first brought to Cleveland Regional Medical Center and then flown to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, where he died.
Fenner still at large. He was wanted on armed robbery and kidnapping charges. Murder charges are now expected.
The state of North Carolina has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Fenner.