’n Beampte van Illinois is noodlottig geskiet toe hy ’n vermoedelik gesteelde voertuig genader het, sê owerhede

’n 36-jarige Pontoon Beach, Illinois, Polisiebeampte is Dinsdagoggend doodgeskiet nadat hy gepoog het om 'n vermoedelik gesteelde voertuig te nader, het die staatspolisie van Illinois in 'n nuusverklaring gesê.

As officer Tyler Timmins approached the vehicle early Tuesday, a male suspect began firing at him, wounding the officer, die vrylating gesê.
Timmins was taken to a nearby hospital, waar hy dood verklaar is, the release stated. He had been a police officer in Madison County for 14 jare, serving with three different police departments before joining the Pontoon Police Department in April 2020, die vrylating gesê.
      The suspect was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting, the release added.
        Die ondersoek duur voort.
            Following news of Timmin’s death, Rep. Mike Bost gepos on Facebook he was “verwoes” to hear the Pontoon Beach community lost an officer in the line of duty.
            My prayers go out to his family and friends during this incredibly difficult time,” Bost wrote.

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