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CrimeLMPD: 1 dead, 1 injured after being hit by a train

19:05  27 may  2019
19:05  27 may  2019 Source:   courier-journal.com

LMPD identifies officer, serial robbery suspect involved in fatal confrontation

LMPD identifies officer, serial robbery suspect involved in fatal confrontation No police footage is available of a shooting involving officers and a serial robbery suspect. The shooting happened around 10:24 a.m. in the area of Ruckriegel Parkway and Watterson Trail. Louisville Metro police said officers were making a traffic stop on a man believed to have been involved in several area business robberies. That man has been identified as Djuantez Anthony Mitchell, 30. When officers stopped Mitchell, he struck a Louisville Metro officer who was outside his vehicle, and then hit an unoccupied Jeffersontown police cruiser, police said. Then, officer Bryan Arnold fired multiple shots at Mitchell, police said.

One teenager died and another was seriously injured after being struck by a train near Pope Lick Park, Louisville police say. A teenage girl died after she was hit by a train Sunday night, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department . Officers responded about 9:30 p.m. to Taylorsville Road

LMPD identifies officer, serial robbery suspect involved in fatal confrontation. No police footage is available of a shooting involving officers and a serial robbery suspect. The shooting happened around 10:24 a.m. in the area of Ruckriegel Parkway and Watterson Trail.

A teenage girl died after she was hit by a train Sunday night, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department.

Officers responded about 9:30 p.m. to Taylorsville Road near the Pope Lick train trestle, spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a news release.

Two teenage girls were on the train tracks when they were hit by a Norfolk Southern train. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Mitchell said. The other girl was taken to the hospital and was still in serious condition as of 10:30 a.m. Monday, he said.

LMPD officers indicted in fraud scheme plead not guilty

LMPD officers indicted in fraud scheme plead not guilty Six LMPD officers indicted in a work fraud scheme pleaded not guilty in court on Monday. The officers were charged last week after a sweeping months long investigation. Prosecutors said these six officers were paid for private security jobs while still on the clock for their regular patrol shifts. That security company was created by one of the officers who officials said tried to destroy evidence when it appeared he'd been exposed. Michael Abernathy Jr., Dontae Booker, Cortez Ernest, Jackie Miller, Ashley Spratt and Roniqua Yocum are charged with theft and criminal syndication. Miller is also charged with tampering with evidence.

Five people were injured , one of them critically after they came under the wheels of the Howrah-Lalku Express coming from Mughalsarai near Bhabhua Road

Police were alerted when commuters reported a noise and a flash aboard the District Line train . Commuter Lauren Hubbard was on the train when she heard Commuter Richard Aylmer-Hall said he saw several people injured , apparently trampled as they fled. “ I saw crying women, there was lots of

The LMPD major crimes unit is investigating the incident.

This story is developing and will be updated.

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