Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 03.06.08
Florida: A gunman in a jacket and tie wordlessly opened fire inside a Wendy's during the lunchtime rush Monday, killing a paramedic who had gone back to fetch the right toy to go with his child's meal and wounding six others. The 60-year-old shooter then committed suicide.
Related: 'Demented' shooter abusive, ex says
D.C.:U.S. Park Police Chief Dwight E. Pettiford yesterday was relieved of his duties while a panel of federal officials convenes to resolve problems within the agency that were identified last month in an inspector general's report, officials said.
Arizona: U.S. Border Patrol agent Nicholas Corbett testified in his murder trial Tuesday that he shot and killed an illegal entrant last year after he was threatened with a rock, while the two engaged in a hand-to-hand fight
California: SWAT standoff in Claremont ends
Iowa: The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled Shelby County does not have to pay the legal fees of a deputy involved in a fatal shooting. Shelby County Deputy Sheriff Chad Butler shot and killed Dwayne Jens after a high-speed chase in December of 2004
Vermont: Teen held on bail of $150,000 Police use Taser to subdue suspect. A teenager was jailed Friday after what police describe as a drug-induced frenzy Thursday in which he allegedly attempted to cut a man's throat, causing injury to two people.
Ohio: Black leaders expressed doubts Saturday about a special prosecutor’s ability to look at a recent police shooting case with an objective eye and criticized a column written by Mayor David Berger two weeks ago.
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