Ala. police sergeant killed:
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 in Alabama’s largest city. Two suspects are in custody, one of whom was shot and receiving medical treatment, officials said. Police identified the officer who was killed 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. Woman killed in Ariz. motel shooting: Phoenix police say a shooting outside a motel left a young woman dead and five others wounded. They said the shooting happened shortly before noon Sunday after two men argued with a group of people on the second floor of the motel. Police said one suspect reportedly fired shots. They said one of the suspects was among those wounded. Three of those who were shot were in critical condition. Police were searching for the other suspect. The victims ranged in age from 18 to 41. Their identities were not immediately made public.
N.C. mall dispute ends in fatal shooting: Police in Pineville, N.C., said a person was fatally shot during a dispute in a mall. News outlets reported that the shooting occurred Sunday in the DTLR store in Carolina Place Mall in the bedroom community near Charlotte, and that a suspect was in custody. Pineville police didn’t immediately return a phone call Sunday seeking comment. Charlotte TV broadcasters cited police as saying the altercation involved an employee and someone entering the shoe and fashion store, and that it appeared not to be random or related to a robbery. Neither the suspect nor the victim had been identified.