Kentucky shooting killed at least two officers
According to three officers, a man trying to provide a decree at his home in Kentucky was shot and killed by police on Thursday night. Four others were injured in a rural rural area of the mountainous region of eastern Kentucky.
Friday's Floyd County Security Officer's Office has two officers killed Deputy Secretary William Petrie and Ralph Frazier of Prestonsburg Police I identified it as a captain. A third police officer died from the injured on Friday and was identified by Kentucky State Police on Saturday as Prestonsburg police officer Jacob Chaffins.
During that time, three more officers were injured, state police said. Two remained stable and hospitalized, and the third was treated and released.
According to the arrest quote, the emergency officer was also injured and the police dog was killed. According to state police, the injured staff remained hospitalized on Saturday.
Police detained 49-year-old Reimstorz late Thursday night.
Upon arriving at the scene, the corresponding policeman encountered "pure hell", Floyd County Security Officer John Hunt reported on Friday afternoon. Told to.
"They didn't have a chance," he said.
Storz used a rifle to fire multiple shots at police officers around his residence on Main Street in Allen, Kentucky, the quote said.
Hunt said the four agents responded first and then sought backup when they were fired. Hunt said the police on the scene had been under attack for hours. He said Storz surrendered after negotiations involving Storz's family.
Hunt stated that his agent provided a court-issued decree in connection with the domestic violence situation. State police were called to the scene at 6:30 pm and joined a local officer already on the scene.
Storz was arranged by a judge in Pike County on Friday morning. He pleaded guilty to two counts of police killings and was imprisoned for $ 10 million in bonds. One of the charges was originally an attempted killing of a police officer, but at a hearing the judge said it had been upgraded to murder. He also faces another alleged murder and an assault on military animals.
State policesaid in a statementthat they were investigating the shooting.
Attorney General Daniel Cameronsaid in a social media post on Fridaythat "it's heartbreaking to know the deaths of two law enforcement officers."
"Our law enforcement agencies showed unimaginable heroism and sacrifice in the face of evil last night," Cameronsaid.
"This is another difficult day for Kentucky, as we mourn the loss of the K-9 and the three brave officers who died while protecting the people of Floyd County," Kentucky said. Governor Andy Bescher said in a statement. Saturday. "British and I ask the Commonwealth to pray with us for the families and loved ones of Lieutenant Ralph Frazier, Deputy Assistant William Petrie, and Officer Jacob Chaffins. These heroes and their Let's stand together to honor the sacrifice and pray for a complete recovery. Injured people. "
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