Po­lice of­fi­cer killed, an­other wounded

The Republican Herald - - NATION/ WORLD -

one Birm­ing­ham po­lice sergeant was killed and an­other of­fi­cer crit­i­cally wounded early sun­day in a shoot­ing as they ques­tioned two peo­ple sus­pected of try­ing to break into cars.

two sus­pects are in cus­tody, one of whom was shot and is 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. they haven’t re­leased the names of the wounded of­fi­cer or the sus­pects.

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