According to Tish Clark, a spokesperson for the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department, the officer was hit in the shoulder and is expected to recover. She described the shooting as an "ambush" and said it occurred around 6 a.m. Monday morning as the lieutenant was heading to work.
January 19, 2022
Two suspects, one 19 and the other 18, were free on bail in other felony cases prior to the shooting.
January 17, 2022
Officials said the off-duty Milwaukee Police Department detective intervened, announced that he was an officer and attempted to detain the suspect.
January 14, 2022
“We observed Officer (Shane) Bartek utilized training that he received in our police academy to try to disarm the suspect,” Interim Chief Wayne Drummond said. “Our conclusion in the review was that it was a line of duty death.”
January 6, 2022
An on-duty sergeant found the officer after he exited the car, bleeding from a gunshot wound. The injured officer received aid and was rushed to the hospital where he underwent surgery.
January 3, 2022
Officials said the bullet grazed the face of the officer, who suffered a non-life-threatening injury and was being treated at a local hospital. The officer is expected to recover.
December 28, 2021
"We had citizens who not only said something but did something, they prevented him from further injury and possibly the loss of his life," said Chief Alonzo Thompson of the Spartanburg Police Department.
December 21, 2021
Off-duty officers, who’d just finished work for the day and were leaving the 46th precinct, heard the shots and shouted at the man to drop his weapon, police say.
August 30, 2021
An off-duty Fresno Police officer, identified as 23-year veteran Thao Xiong, saw the motorcyclist for unknown reasons lose control and crash into the canal at about 7:30 p.m.
June 11, 2021
The officer drew his weapon and officials say he gave commands for the armed man to drop his gun. A short time later, the officer fired his weapon, striking the man.
June 4, 2021
An off-duty NYPD officer was grazed in the head by a bullet Monday when her Long Island home was sprayed with more than 30 rounds — apparently intended for her sister’s alleged gang member boyfriend, police and sources said.
June 2, 2021
The officer was stopped at a traffic light while off-duty in his personal vehicle at about 12:21 p.m. when the suspects pulled up behind and alongside the vehicle and fired shots inside, wounding the officer in the lower torso, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said.
March 16, 2021
An off-duty North Reading, MA, police officer is being credited with saving lives from a house fire.
December 8, 2020
The incident happened at a nightclub in Gastonia at 11 p.m. Gastonia police say officers were working off-duty at the nightclub when they attempted to de-escalate a situation.
November 13, 2020
Sgt. Sean Rios, 47, was reportedly on his way to his shift at George Bush Intercontinental Airport when for reasons unknown he ended up on the feeder road in a gunfight with at least one suspect.
November 10, 2020