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A Suspect Kills Four Officers and Injured Four During Arrest Warrant Delivering in NC was Identified

A man who killed 4 law enforcement officers and injured 4 officers was identified today.  The shooting spree happened while serving warrants against the suspect. As soon as law enforcement officers arrived at the 5000 block of Galway Drive in the city’s North Tryon Division,  Charlotte, North Carolina around 1:20 p.m. on Monday.

The suspect, Terry Clark Hughes Jr(39) fired against officers, and more officers backed up this incident immediately, more shootings from inside the home to the outside where more officers arrived at the scene. According to the AbcNews, Hughes allegedly exited the residence with a firearm. Seeing Hughes as an ‘imminent deadly threat’ officers fired on the suspect, who was later pronounced dead at the scene.

8 officers were transported to the local hospital and 3 officers were pronounced deceased at the hospital, officials said in a press conference on Monday night. According to the Independent.co.uk,

Three of the slain officers were members of the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force: North Carolina Department of Adult Correction’s Sam Poloche and Alden Elliott and Deputy US Marshal Thomas Weeks.

CMPD officer and six-year veteran Joshua Eyer was also killed in the tragedy.
CMPD Chief Jennings said authorities are “not ruling out the possibility that someone else was firing as well” from the home, where an AR-15, a 40-caliber handgun, and more than “500 rounds of projectiles and casings” were recovered.
Of the four officers injured, three have been discharged from the hospital while the fourth is in stable condition.

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