(FLORIDA) LATEST: Hundreds hunt for Daytona Beach cop shooter as critically wounded ‘hero’ officer keeps ‘fighting’: officials #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – June.27: The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said “hundreds” of law enforcement officers responded following the Wednesday night news that a Daytona Beach police officer had been shot in the head. As of midday Thursday, the hunt for the shooting suspect, identified by authorities as 29-year-old Othal Wallace, had “expanded far beyond Central Florida,” sheriff’s officials said.

MANHUNT: FLORIDA: Hundreds of officers responded after a 26-year-old cop was shot in the head as the hunt for the “armed and dangerous” man accused of shooting a police officer continued Thursday as the critically wounded cop continues “fighting” for his life at a nearby hospital, authorities said.

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The county was placed under a lockdown for hours following the shooting, clickorlando.com reported, adding that the U.S. Marshal service had joined the search efforts. 

Wallace is accused of shooting the 26-year-old officer in the head just before 9 p.m. Wednesday, while he was responding to a report of a “suspicious incident.” 

The officer, who has not been identified, remains hospitalized for his critical injuries. Investigators are now offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading them to Wallace.

Police have released images of Wallace and the vehicle he is possibly driving. Authorities are expected to hold a news conference at 5 p.m. local time.

Police also released police body camera footage of the officer approaching the vehicle, from which Wallace emerges. As the officer instructs Wallace to sit in the car and asks him if he lives at the location, Wallace continues toward him, asking, “What’s going on?”

“Can you sit down? I’ll talk to you,” the officer says, seemingly calmly. 

Wallace responds: “Come on now. Don’t do this,” as he continues asking questions. 

A struggle appears to ensue before a gunshot can be heard in the background seconds later. Wallace then fled, authorities said. 

A spokesperson for the department would not provide any more details on Friday for the reason for the police response to the area. 

Police said early Thursday that officers responding to the scene discovered the wounded officer lying on the ground. He was rushed to an area hospital, where Daytona Police Chief Jakari Young said he was “fighting.” 

Young told reporters at a news conference that the officer had undergone surgery that was “fairly successful.”

“He still has a long way to go,” Young added. 

Young said more than 500 officers from various agencies had responded to help find Wallace, who officials said may have fled to the Atlanta area.

A search of an apartment near the shooting location revealed a rifle, numerous boxes of ammunition, a handgun, several high-capacity magazines and three ballistic vests, Young said. It wasn’t clear what Wallace’s connection to the apartment and the weapons might be.

“He should be considered armed and dangerous,” the chief said.

A community prayer vigil for the injured officer was scheduled for 3:30 p.m. local time at Halifax Health Medical Center. Police are expected to provide an update in the investigation at 5 p.m. local time. 

Fox News’ Brie Stimson contributed to this report, as well as the Associated Press.Stephanie Pagones is a Digital Reporter for FOX Business and Fox News.

#AceNewsDesk report ………Published: Jun.27: 2021:

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(PARIS, France.) JUST IN: MANHUNT: Underway in south-west for a heavily armed former soldier who opened fire on police #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – May.31: According to reports say the unnamed man is around 30 years old, has a history of domestic violence, and is armed with a high-calibre weapon:

FRANCE: MANHUNT: ‘For armed ex-soldier who fired on police: Helicopters, dog teams and more than 300 officers are searching for the man around the town of Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare in the Dordogne region: Interior minister Gérald Darmanin tweeted that the police and local authorities were using “all means” to protect the local population, adding that more than 300 officers are now actively involved in the search’

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Dordogne department prefect Frédéric Périssat speaks to reporters
Dordogne department prefect Frédéric Périssat said the shooter is in a wooded area cordoned off by police

The local government has urged residents to stay indoors.

“The man went overnight to his ex-partner’s home. A dispute took place there, which led to the intervention of gendarmes and that is when the suspect shot at them. He then fled to woods nearby,” prefect of Dordogne Frédéric Périssat told BFM television.

Mr Périssat added that the man is within a four sq km (1.5 sq mile) “hilly, wooded area” cordoned off by police. 

Franceinfo reports the incident started on Saturday night, when the man attacked his ex’s new partner. He reportedly shot the new partner, who fled the scene. His ex and her children were not injured and are now under police protection, authorities said.

When police arrived, he fired at officers and their vehicles before fleeing into the woods. So far there have been no police casualties, although several vehicles have been damaged. 

Getty ImagesOfficers have set up a perimeter around the town of Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare in the Dordogne region

Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare Mayor Francine Bourra told BFM that the suspect had been released from prison and was wearing an electronic bracelet. He was prohibited from visiting his former partner’s home, she said. 

“I believe that unfortunately [the situation] can last a long time,” Ms Bourra told the channel, adding that the suspect was “not at all inclined to dialogue and not ready to surrender”.

Helicopters and armoured vehicles are taking part in the search

Officers have closed off roads around the town and set up a security perimeter. The gunman has reportedly fired on the helicopter that is flying over the wooded area, and officer André Pétillot told BFM that he was armed with a high-calibre weapon “which can kill at long distances”.

Mr Pétillot also told the channel that the suspect “is looking to be killed by the police”, and urged him to surrender. 

#AceNewsDesk report ……Published: May.31: 2021:

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(BOSTON, Mass.) MSP Report: MANHUNT: Suspect that shot a trooper on Friday night around 22:30hrs during a Hyannis traffic stop is being sought according to CBSlocal #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Nov.21: A suspect is on the loose after shooting a Massachusetts State Police trooper during a Hyannis traffic stop late Friday night: Sources told the WBZ-TV I-Team the trooper was shot in the hand: The suspect’s car has been recovered: It happened on Camp Street just after 11:30 p.m:

Massachusetts State Police investigate after a trooper was shot during a Hyannis traffic stop: (WBZ-TV) CBS Boston https://ift.tt/2UMsZKx

Another trooper rushed his injured colleague to Cape Cod Hospital. He was then taken to a Boston hospital by ambulance: The trooper’s injuries are considered life-threatening.

As of Saturday morning, police were still in the area searching for the suspect.

No further details are currently available………

#AceNewsDesk report ……………..Published: Nov.21: 2020:

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