ANOTHER DEAD OFFICER. ANOTHER BLACK MURDER. WHY NO RIOTS ??!!
............. WHITE'S DON'T ACT OUT LIKE BLACK'S DO .............
" GOD BLESS OUR POLICE OFFICER'S "
Suspect being sought by Police for an Omaha Shooting Opened Fire Wednesday on Officers, prompting police to return gunfire in a shootout that left a 29-year-old detective and the Suspect Dead.
Officer Kerrie Orozco died at Creighton University Medical Center shortly after the 1pm gun battle, Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said at a hospital news conference.
Schmaderer said the suspect, 26-year-old Marcus Wheeler, also passed away at the hospital.
Somber day: Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco, 29 (top), was shot and killed Wednesday by fugitive suspect 26-year-old Marcus Wheeler (below), who also died after opening fire on police
Gun battle: Orozco and a group of officers were pursuing Wheeler, who was wanted on a warrant charging him in a previous shooting, when he started shooting at them
Orozco was part of a fugitive task force looking for Wheeler to serve a felony arrest warrant. Wheeler, who was wanted on a warrant charging him in a previous shooting, opened fire on the officers as they approached him.
Officers fired back, and Wheeler was later found behind a neighbor's house suffering from gunshot wounds, the chief said.
A semi-automatic handgun was also found on Wheeler.
'Mr. Wheeler is a convicted felon and a known gang member,' he said.
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