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TN Officer Shot in Foot During Struggle with Suspect

Police say how Chavez got his hand on the officer’s gun is unclear at this time and it has not been determined whether the gun was coming out of the holster before it was fired.

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NY Cop Killer to Soon be Paroled

Anthony Blanks, now 69, was convicted of first-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon in 1978 for the veteran officer's killing. He was sentenced to 25 years to life.

AL Officer Fatally Shoots Man During Struggle for Gun Outside School

The school superintendent says 34 children were in the school at the time of the incident. He reports the man was trying to get into vehicles and “aggressively” tried to open several doors to the school.

Subject Disarms UT Officer, Discharges Shot

A suspect took a gun from an Ogden (UT) Police officer during a struggle Sunday and used it to fire on other officers. The officers had responded to a domestic violence call at a gas station after the report of a man having punched a woman in the face.

MI Officer Shot in Leg During Struggle to Retain Duty Gun

During the struggle, he tried to take an officer’s gun and was able to pull the trigger. Police report the gun shot through its holster. The shot grazed the officer’s leg, causing a minor injury.

Passing Motorists Aided Wounded CHP Officer During Gun Grab Attack

"The struggle continued, at which point several passing motorists stopped to assist the injured officer by providing medical aid and restraining Du until additional law enforcement personnel arrived," the CHP said.

2 Georgia Deputies Shot, Blue Alert Issued for Suspect

The suspect, allegedly took a deputy’s gun and used it to shoot the two deputies around midnight Tuesday.

IL Prosecutor Wants Feds to Convict and Execute Suspects in Officer's Murder

The suspect Sullivan then chased Sgt. Rittmanic down the hallway and pinned her up against a door, prosecutors said. His gun became jammed at that point, and he began trying to unjam his own gun with his left hand while also trying to disarm Rittmanic with the other, prosecutors said.

SC Civilians Honored for Helping Officer During Vicious Off-Duty Attack

"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.

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NC Officer Shot During Domestic Dispute at IHOP

Authorities said that while officers were attempting to detain the suspect, she attempted to take one of the officers' gun and it discharged, striking officer H.L. Jefferson in the leg.

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