Of­fi­cer killed, an­other wounded in shoot­ing

Tampa Bay Times - - Nation & World -

One Birm­ing­ham po­lice sergeant was killed and an­other of­fi­cer crit­i­cally wounded early Sun­day morn­ing in a shoot­ing as they ques­tioned two peo­ple sus­pected of try­ing to break into cars in Alabama’s largest city. Two sus­pects were in cus­tody, one of whom was shot and was re­ceiv­ing med­i­cal treat­ment, of­fi­cials said. Po­lice iden­ti­fied the of­fi­cer who was fa­tally shot as Sgt. Wy­tasha Carter, 44, who had been with the de­part­ment since 2011. As of Sun­day evening, they had not re­leased the names of the wounded of­fi­cer or the sus­pects. News out­lets said Carter is the first Birm­ing­ham of­fi­cer killed in the line of duty in more than 14 years.

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