アトランタ地域の男性が自宅でカップルを殺害し、警察官を刺したとして告発された

先週の強盗未遂中に警察官を刺したとして告発されたアトランタ地域の男性も、消防士と彼の妻の死に関連して殺人罪で起訴されました, 当局は言う.

Matthew Scott Lanz, 22, was arrested Friday in Sandy Springs, ジョージア, after allegedly stabbing a police officer, who was responding to a burglary in progress, によると ニュースリリース from the Sandy Springs Police Department (SSPD.)
Officers discovered Lanz inside the residence when they arrived and a confrontation ensued, リリースは言った. Officers unsuccessfully attempted to subdue Lanz by using a Taser on him, と言いました, and that’s when Lanz repeatedly stabbed one of the responding officers.
      A back-up officer who witnessed the attack, shot the suspect in an attempt to stop the stabbing. The injured Officer was rushed to a local hospital where he received treatment for his multiple wounds,” the release reads. The injured officer was later released from the hospital, according to an update tweeted by SSPD 土曜日.
        Lanz was also sent to an area hospital following the shooting, 当局者は言った.
          According to SSPD, Lanz had no connection to the neighborhood where the burglary took place and did not know the homeowners.

          Couple killed in their home

          Lanz was later identified as the suspect in the murder of a husband and wife on Thursday in Acworth, where he lives, according to a press release from the Cobb County Police Department. Acworth is about 25 miles northwest of Sandy Springs.
          Cobb County Police identified the victims as Timothy Justin Hicks, 31, and his wife Amber Hicks, 31. The fire department in nearby Cherokee County confirmed on its Facebook page that Hicks had been a firefighter with the department for more than six years.
          The couple was found dead in their home from gunshot wounds. Cobb County police said a 2-year-old was also in the home but was unharmed. Investigators said in the release that the incident appeared to have happened overnight, but they did not give a specific timeline.
          Lanz faces two counts of felony murder and multiple other charges, including home invasion, aggravated assault, weapons possession, and attempted murder in connection with the two incidents, according to SSPD. In Cobb County, the release states he is being charged with two counts of felony murder, two counts of aggravated assault, home invasion, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
          CNN has reached out to Lanz’s court-appointed attorney for comment but has not heard back.
          Lanz was transferred to Fulton County Jail after he was released from the hospital, both SSPD and Cobb County said in their releases. He is still in custody, 刑務所の記録によると.
            Court records show he made his first court appearance Friday. His next court date has not been posted yet.
            SSPD said Matthew Lanz is the brother of Austin William Lanz, the man who the FBI said fatally stabbed a Pentagon police officer 8月に 3, before taking his own life with the officer’s service weapon.

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