“Dispatchers began checking on Cpl. Heacook and received no response,” ニュースリリースは言った.
Heacook was found inside the home and unconscious, リリースは言った. He had suffered “significant head injuries,” 警察は言った. Officers with the Delmar Police Department, Laurel Police Department, Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office and Delaware State Police responded.
Laurel officers pulled the officer from the home and performed first aid, and paramedics took Heacook to a TidalHealth facility in Salisbury, メリーランド, before he was taken to a shock trauma center in Baltimore.
The officer is “fighting for his life right now,” Delmar Police Chief Ivan Barkley said Sunday.
Multiple people at the home where the initial 911 call was made were taken into custody, state police said without elaborating.
警察によると, Wilkerson knocked on the back door of an elderly couple’s home, entered the house, repeatedly hit a 73-year-old man with a glass object before assaulting a 76-year-old woman with the same object, the police news release said.
The victims were taken to local hospitals with undisclosed injuries. The injured woman was later taken to the Baltimore shock trauma center, 警察は言った.
Authorities located Wilkerson behind the home from where the first 911 call was made. He was taken into custody without incident, 警察は言った.
Wilkerson was taken to a trooper station in Bridgeville and charged with first-degree attempted murder, two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of possessing a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony, first-degree burglary, third-degree assault and making terroristic threats, according to the police news release.
He was arraigned and is being held at Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown, デラウェア, オン $ 451,000 寄託.
“Keith Heacook is a 22-year veteran and has been employed with our department since 1998,” Barkley said in a statement. “He is a husband, 息子, brother and father. Keith is fighting for his life right now, and he needs your prayers along with the elderly couple who were also injured.”