Tag Archives: trooper

Alaska state troopers shoot and kill victim in Wasilla

“Alaska State Troopers are investigating an officer-involved shooting near Thunderbird Falls exit on the Glenn Highway Friday morning. Beth Ipsen, AST Information Officer, said the shooting happened around 4:20 a.m. after troopers pursued a vehicle in Wasilla and say a suspect was fatally shot by a trooper. Ipsen said there were no injuries to the […]

State trooper shoots and kills driver in Worcester, Mass., female passenger managed to escape

“A suspect is dead, following an overnight shooting involving Massachusetts State Police – and police are now searching for a woman who was on the scene with the suspect. The shooting happened at Chandler and Irving Streets in Worcester early Thursday morning, after a state trooper attempted to stop a car that had been reported […]

West Virginia trooper JR Coburn kills his second victim in 6 months under sketchy circumstances

“Media outlets say Trooper J.R. Coburn is a former Mercer County sheriff’s deputy from Princeton. Authorities haven’t identified the man killed Saturday night. They say the man was handcuffed inside a Bluefield police car but somehow moved his hands in front of him, climbed into the driver’s seat and fled. The shooting occurred during a […]

Update – (7/2/12) Michael McKay, 24-yr old, said to have died from self-inflicted gun wound after being shot in the leg by the police

“A spokeswoman tells TV-5 that 24 year old Michael McKay was shot in the leg during an armed confrontation with the State Police Tactical team. However, an autopsy by the Medical Examiner’s office shows that was not a fatal wound.” “The officer who shot McKay is identified by the Attorney General’s office as Gregory Roy […]

Ronnie Britton, West Virginia Coal Miner, shot by troopers while defending his home

“When firefighters arrived at Ronnie Britton’s Alum Creek property to put out a building fire, he ordered them off his land at gunpoint. Alum Creek Fire Chief Jim Oldaker found himself looking down a rifle barrel. Oldaker said ” he just seemed very distraught. somewhat angry at the whole world and I think we just […]