Jose Reyes, the officer’s stepfather, believes his stepson was targeted over a gold chain worth about $200 that he was wearing at the time.
A New Haven, CT, police officer who has been in a coma since being involved in a crash while answering a call in 2008, has died.
According to the case, Carl Wayne Buntion was a passenger in a car pulled over by Officer James Irby on June 27, 1990. While Irby and the driver were talking, Buntion slipped out of the vehicle and shot Irby once in the head then shot him twice in the back.
"We are here because our businesses and our residents tell us they are frightened and they want to know what we're going to do about it," said Maplewood Mayor Marylee Abrams.
In the category of “Other” causes, which includes 301 COVID-19-related deaths, the number of fatalities is 338, an increase of 63% over 2020’s line-of-duty fatalities in this category.