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    Two Officers down

    Two West Memphis (AR) Interdictions Officers were shot and killed on I-40 today at around noon (central time) today.

    Both Officers died at the scene.

    Bulletin received indicated that two Hispanic males were being sought.



    Just received another one while I am typing: Both suspects were located, shot and killed at a Wal-Mart near where the incident occurred.


    Condolences to the Officers families and friends, and the West Memphis PD.


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    Two more officers injured while servicing the original offenders.

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    Rest in peace, thoughts and prayers en route to all involved.




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    West Memphis, Arkansas

    News media has released names. One of the officers who died is the son of the West Memphis Police Chief. They were driving a van registered to a church in Ohio. They shot and killed the two West Memphis Officers, Then they drove to walmart and removed the plates from the vehicle and when officers showed up a shootout began in the parking lot. The Crittendon County Sheriff was shot in the shoulder, and the chief of patrol was shot multiple times in the abdomen and is listed in critical condition.

    News media used a scanner to record the radio chatter during the shootout and plans to air the audio.


    Both suspects are dead.


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    The van was a 1994 Plymouth caravan registered to a "church" in New Vienna, OH. The van was not reported stolen. The house of god's prayer church has property but doesn't hold worship services news media is reporting.

    The sheriff and his deputy chief reportedly rammed the vehicle in the Walmart parking lot when the van tried to take off. The ensuing gun battle left the sheriff and deputy chief wounded, they were airlifted to the Med in Memphis, TN.

    A fund has been set up and you can donate at any SunTrust Bank. The name of the fund is "Fallen Officers of West Memphis Fund"
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    Prayers for the families of the Fallen Officers and for the officers who were injured.
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    Rest in peace. Hope the injured officers recover quickly.

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    The van has been traced to a church in Ohio which we've learned has been linked to a white supremacist group.

    A source tells us the church closed about 10-years ago after it was infiltrated by the FBI.
    quote from WREG
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    My condolences, May they Rest in Peace

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    Quote Originally Posted by Radar View Post
    quote from WREG

    I'm hearing two hispanic males, so that is odd.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    they are about to have a live press conference on wmc's website. they're actually live already, so i 'm listening to the press yick-yacking.

    News Media make me sick.
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    On request of Law Enforcement Agencies, there is a no-fly-over order for West Memphis, Arkansas as investigators continue to process the crime scene.

    Anyone listening to the media's open mike?

    I liked this comment "your like the fourth person thats told me to ask about the dog, I mean seriously, are you aware four officers were shot? Get real people"
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    RIP my Brothers

    Thoughts and prayers to all involved, and especially for a speedy and full recovery to the injured officers.
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    Rest in peace, brothers. Get well soon to the other brothers that were injured dispensing justice to the shitbags.

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    Joint visitation will be Sun from 5p-9p at West Memphis HS Lehr Arena, 503 West Broadway. Funeral same place. The funeral for Sgt Paudert Mon/10am. Officer Evans Mon/2pm.

    If anyone is planning on coming please let me know, I can most likely find accomadations for you somewhere if you need me to as well.

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