The search for the shooting suspect continues in the same five-square mile radius as Friday, which covers over 3,000 英亩, Leeper said. “We now have a murderer on the loose in our community,” 他加了.
Department spokesperson Ashley Spicer said there was a female passenger in the suspect’s vehicle, who was cooperating with police and identified the suspect as Patrick McDowell, 35.
“She basically told us who he is, because he lied when we pulled them over, it was a stolen vehicle,” said Spicer.
Leeper said the suspect escaped after shooting Moyers. The suspect fired on the deputy after being asked to get out of the car, Leeper said.
“The driver’s arm came out of the vehicle with a handgun and shot the deputy right here,” Leeper said, pointing to his face. When the deputy fell, the suspect “reached out and shot him in the back,” Leeper said.
The suspect was last seen fleeing on foot and is considered dangerous, 根据调查人员.
一个 $ 35,500 reward has been offered to find McDowell
The sheriff’s office posted a tribute to Moyers on 推特
星期日, 说, “Tonight we begin our 1st shift without you.
“Tonight we put on a brave face and hide the tears; as there is work to be done…As this night won’t be easy, we hope to soon bring this nightmare to an end. Rest easy knowing Bravo Team is carrying you with us. We love & miss you Moyers.”