The deputy, who has been with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office for about a decade, was taken by air to an Austin hospital for treatment and surgery, Sheriff Casey Goetz says. The deputy was in surgery for nearly four hours and the sheriff said he sustained more damage from the gunshot than first thought.
May 11, 2022
The incident began around 1:20 p.m. in the parking lot of the agency's southeast district office when an officer saw a man setting vehicles on fire using Molotov cocktails, the chief said.
May 9, 2022
Krasner says Thomas "T.J. Siderio" was unarmed at the time of the March 1 fatal shooting and that former officer Edsaul Mendoza knew the suspect was no longer a threat.
May 2, 2022
The case was dismissed on the condition that Cerdas undergo 100 hours of firearms and use of force training and that he remain on "modified duty." The case could be refiled if he doesn't complete the training, court officials said. Once the training is completed, he will be allowed to return to patrol duties.
April 14, 2022
The man then walked back to his grey Honda Civic. When Harbor Police officers approached the man, police say he presented a gun.
April 11, 2022
Body camera footage shows the deputy pointing a stun gun outside the driver's window, telling Clarke to get on the ground. Clarke appears to point a gun at the deputy and shots ring out. The deputy fires shots through the windshield of the car.
April 5, 2022
While details remain limited, police said the suspect entered the Food4Less grocery store and an exchange of gunfire with Oak Forest police officers ensued.
April 4, 2022
Officers reportedly blocked all exits to the department’s parking lot while the woman allegedly drove recklessly and hit several police cars and almost hit officers on foot as she was trying to escape.
March 30, 2022
"The police had to make a decision to attempt to save life and they made a reasonable decision at that moment."
March 10, 2022
Officers should heed the lessons of the Kimberly Potter case and train regularly with all of their tools.
March 7, 2022
HPD Chief Troy Finner says the suspect was able to get Deputy Adams' gun and shoot him. Houston police responded and confronted the suspect in the food court. Finner says the suspect had a sharp object and came at the officers, who then opened fire, killing the suspect.
February 24, 2022
"The information passed to the officers was that the subject's family was able to take a gun away from him before he drove away," the release states. "However, they were not sure if he had any additional weapons."
February 23, 2022
“Retribution, or serving time as a way for a convicted person to pay for the harm inflicted on a victim, is the sole purpose that applies in this case,” Chu said. “In this case a young man was killed because Officer Potter was reckless. There rightfully should be some accountability.”
February 18, 2022
According to the Azusa Deputy City Manager, the male officer was taken to a local hospital. He is stable and expected to recover. The male suspect involved in the shooting is dead.
February 17, 2022
"They approached the residence as they were trained to. They were basically ambushed. They did what they were trained to do," HCSO Chief Deputy Edison Toquica said. "They discharged their weapons and hit the suspect. They did what they were supposed to do and they're alive because of that."
February 16, 2022