Update: 'Numerous' Cmpd Law Enforcement Officers Wounded At Least 1 Us Marshall Killed In Charlotte Shooting 1
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‘Numerous’ CMPD Law enforcement officers wounded in Charlotte Shooting.

UPDATE: 20:55

Three U.S. Marshals from the Fugitive Task Force were shot and killed, and five additional law enforcement officials were shot.

The three deceased officers served with the U.S. Marshals Task Force — one of them, authorities said, was a deputy marshal. One of the injured officers is a member of the task force, and the other four work for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Jennings said in a press conference Monday evening. One of the officers is in critical condition, he said.

Just before 5 p.m., about three hours after police said there had been a shooting, police said, “at least one shooting suspect was located deceased at the residence after clearing the scene.”

Original: 17:02

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has confirmed that multiple law enforcement officers were shot in an incident in east Charlotte. Details are still emerging, and the severity of the officers’ injuries is yet to be determined.

WSOC-TV 9 also reports a Deputy US Marshal was killed in the Charlotte, North Carolina shooting.

The CMPD SWAT team has been deployed to the scene and is actively addressing the situation. To facilitate the response efforts, roads in the vicinity have been closed off.

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According to initial reports, the U.S. Marshals Task Force, comprising officers from various agencies, was conducting an investigation in the 5000 block of Galway Drive. The task force was in the process of serving a warrant when gunfire erupted.

WXII 12 News reported:

Multiple law enforcement officers were shot in east Charlotte, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. The severity of the officers’ injuries is not yet known.

It happened on Galway Drive, near Julian Underwood Park and not far from the intersection of The Plaza and Milton Road.

The CMPD SWAT team is at the scene and working through the incident. Roads in the area are closed to allow first responders to get through. Details are still limited at this time.

The injured officers are currently being transported to the hospital.

Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles issued the following statement on X.

“I am deeply saddened by the shooting that occurred that involved Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers and US Marshals today. I ask that all Charlotteans keep them, the other injured officers, and their families in your thoughts and prayers during this incredibly difficult time.”

Further updates on the incident are awaited as law enforcement authorities continue to investigate.

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