#Blue Alert

Daytona Beach, FLWINKNEWS.com

Manhunt underway for suspected shooter of Daytona Beach police officer

A manhunt is underway in Volusia County after a Daytona Beach police officer was shot in the head. Police have named 29-year-old Othal Wallace shot the officer Wednesday night. Body camera video from moments before seems to show Wallace. Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young says his officer was investigating a suspicious incident when the officer approached Wallace in the car. Wallace got out while the officer repeatedly told him to sit down. The two then struggled before a shot was heard and the officer fell to the ground.
Florida StateABC Action News

Search for suspect ongoing after police officer shot in Florida

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A search is underway for a suspect after a Daytona Beach, Florida police officer was shot in the head. According to the Associated Press, Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young said during a press conference with reporters that the 26-year-old officer, whose name was not immediately released, underwent a "successful surgery" but remained in critical condition. The police department said a $100,000 reward is being offered for anyone who can help locate the suspect, identified as 29-year-old Othal Wallace.
Arkansas StateNBC Dallas-Fort Worth

Wanted Man Accused of Shooting North Texas Officer, Arrested in Arkansas

Man wanted for shooting Rhome police officer arrested in Arkansas. Man's girlfriend also arrested on aggravated robbery charge. Injured officer recovering and expected to return to duty soon. The man wanted in connection with the shooting of a Rhome police officer earlier this month that prompted a Blue Alert and...
Daytona Beach, FLBay News 9

What is a Florida Blue Alert?

FLORIDA — Not long after 1 p.m. on Thursday, a Florida Blue Alert was broadcast to residents’ phones and other digital devices on behalf of Volusia County, concerning a manhunt for a suspect who shot a Daytona Beach police officer. So what is a Blue Alert, exactly? Floridians don't see...
Public SafetyNBC Dallas-Fort Worth

What is a Texas Blue Alert?

Texas Blue Alerts are designed to speed in the apprehension of violent criminals who kill or seriously wound local, state, or federal law enforcement officers. During a Blue Alert, the public is provided information regarding the suspected assailant so that tips and leads about that person can be directed toward law enforcement.
Wise County, TX921hankfm.com

Blue Alert Canceled As Suspect Still At Large

(Decatur, TX) — A manhunt in Wise County has been scaled back to an investigation. The sheriff’s office has canceled the Blue Alert for a man accused of shooting a Rhome police officer in the leg during a traffic stop on Sunday. The suspect, identified as 43 year old Royce Wood, is still on the loose.