Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 12.05.07
Wisconsin: Boy, 3, finds gun, then kills himself
Florida: A traffic stop went awry Monday when a man who was being pursued for speeding crashed his car into a fence, struggled with an officer and was then shot, according to the Tallahassee Police Department.
Chicago: A teenage boy was cited in a juvenile petition Monday with involuntary manslaughter in connection with what police called the accidental shooting of a 4-year-old relative while they were handling a gun which belonged to a Chicago corrections officer.
Colorado: Former Las Animas County Attorney Shot To Death; Wife Arrested. Las Animas Deputy Witnessed Fatal Shooting. An arrest warrant said Tatum, 68, had slapped and punched Ann Tatum, 57, on Thursday before she pulled a .38-caliber revolver from her purse and shot him repeatedly, then took another revolver away from him and fired again.
Texas: “Maynard” the Kangaroo escapes from vet's yard. Police high-tail it over as Maynard flees Lewisville vet's yard. The pursuit of Maynard reached speeds as high as 25 mph and attracted a gaggle of officers and children and other neighbors trying to catch or catch a glimpse of the creature. A police officer eventually caught him by the tail.