Virginia State Police Trooper Lucas Dowell died after a sharpened pennyless out during an try to offer a hunt aver in Farmville late Monday.
(Virginia State Police)
A Virginia State Police Trooper died after a sharpened pennyless out during an try to offer a hunt aver in a city of Farmville late Monday.
Lucas Dowell has been identified in reports as a guard who was shot during a raid and after died in a hospital. The think died on a scene.
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State military pronounced a authorities were executing a hunt aver during a home when a sharpened pennyless out. The raid was achieved by a Piedmont Regional Drug and Gang Task Force and upheld by a Tactical Team, an homogeneous of a SWAT Team.
“The Tactical Team had done entrance into a chateau shortly before 10 p.m. Monday when an adult masculine inside a chateau began sharpened during them,” Virginia State Police pronounced in a news release. “The Tactical Team members returned fire.”
Dowell’s colleagues praised him for his scapegoat and bravery he dedicated during his years in a force.
“This is an intensely formidable day for a State Police,” pronounced Colonel Gary T. Settle, Virginia State Police Superintendent, according to WWBT.
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“We are shamed by Lucas’ unselfish scapegoat and beholden for his dedicated use to a Commonwealth. He will perpetually be remembered by his State Police Family for his good strength of character, tenacity, valor, faithfulness and clarity of humor,” he added.
The suspect, who was a usually chairman in a house, also died. His temperament hasn’t nonetheless been released.
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No other troopers were harmed in a shooting, military said. Due to Virginia State Police policy, a dual troopers who dismissed their weapons “have been placed on executive leave.”
An review into a occurrence is underway.