Deputy on leave after fatally shooting man in street
A North Carolina police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man on Jan. 8 has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an internal investigation of the incident.Deputy Jeffrey Hash, a lieutenant with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, was named as the officer involved in shooting 37-year-old Jason Walker during a traffic incident last weekend in Fayetteville, according to a statement shared on Facebook by county Sheriff Ennis Wright."Our sincere condolences go out to Jason Walker's family," Wright added.Walker's death sparked protests in the city of Fayetteville on Sunday.
Law enforcement officials in Harris County, Texas, say that a manager of a Cracker Barrel restaurant was shot and killed Saturday after someone attempted to rob one of her employees. © AFP Contributor Law enforcement officials in Harris County, Texas say that a manager of Cracker Barrel restaurant was shot and killed Saturday after someone attempted to rob one of her employees. Above, a sheriff walks near a roadblock after a chemical plant operated by the Arkema Group had an explosion during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey August 31, 2017 in Crosby, Texas.
Robin Baucom had worked at the Cracker Barrel for 34 years and leaves behind a husband, three grandchildren and three children of her own, according to a statement her family sent to local station ABC 13.
Harris County accident: Texas deputy chasing a suspect in his vehicle collides with another car, killing driver and injuring child passengers
A Harris County, Texas, deputy pursuing a robbery suspect in his vehicle was involved in a collision with another vehicle Wednesday night that killed its driver and injured two child passengers, Houston police said. © ONSCENE.TV A woman was killed and 2 children injured in Houston after a collision with a deputy's vehicle in pursuit of a robbery suspect, authorities said The deputy was in pursuit in northeast Houston of a car suspected of being involved with an earlier armed robbery that had refused to pull over for a traffic stop, Houston Police Department Assistant Chief Chandra Hatcher said at a news conference.
According to the Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the suspect attempted to take the employee's purse when she arrived for work. Baucom then "opened the door to assist and let her employee in."
"The suspect then shot the manager," Gonzalez wrote on Twitter. "Our condolences go out to her family. Sad to think these victims were simply starting their day, working. Suspect(s) are armed & dangerous. Help us solve this crime and prevent suspects from hurting/killing anyone else."
When the employee arrived for work and was waiting to be let into the Cracker Barrel, a man got out of a Dodge Charger and asked if the business was open, reported Texas news station ABC 13.
Gonzalez said that at least two people were in the car and that "the possible shooter exited the front passenger side."
Employee Sold $8,000 Worth of Arkansas Armory Ammunition to Unassuming Co-Workers: Audit
A 2020 audit found that an employee at the state's Central Armory sold over 28,000 .38-caliber revolver rounds meant for disposal.At a regular budget hearing Wednesday, audit staff member Don Morgan revealed the results of the 2020 audit, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.
As Baucom moved to let the employee in, the suspect tried to grab the worker's purse, and when Baucom pushed back, the gunman shot her, according to the station. She was later pronounced deceased at a hospital.
Baucom "was always trying to help wherever she was needed," her family said in its statement. "She is our hero and we hope she will be remembered as a hero because she lost her life trying to protect her employees and Cracker Barrel. She was always taking care of business wherever she was needed. Please if you know anything, call and let someone know."
Newsweek reached out to the Harris County Sheriff's Department for details and updates about the investigation but did not receive a response before publication on Sunday morning.
In a separate case in June, a Dunkin' Donuts manager was fatally shot during a robbery. The manager, Christine Lugo, was opening the Philadelphia outlet when a man with a gun forced his way in, according to police. He demanded money before shooting her in the head and fleeing. The manager was pronounced dead at the scene.
Wendy's Worker Shot in Head by Drive-Thru Customer Demanding Extra Barbecue Sauce
The 16-year-old employee was a bystander during an argument between another worker and the irate customer.Brian Durham Jr., 16, was working at a Wendy's location in Phoenix on Thursday night, positioned at the drive-thru cash register with another employee manning the window, his father, Brian Durham Sr., told Fox 11 News. At around 8 p.m., a customer at the window asked for extra barbecue sauce, which eventually escalated into an argument that ended with the man opening fire into the store.
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