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Posted: 4/6/2012 1:34:35 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/6/2012 8:43:25 AM EDT by TxSgt1911]
Austin PD officer was shot and killed tonight. No more info has been released so far.

http://m.statesman.com/statesman/db_43071/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=6NfhZabR

Update: RIP SPO Jaime Padron

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Link Posted: 4/6/2012 2:12:29 AM EDT
RIP Brother or Sister.

Link Posted: 4/6/2012 4:08:53 AM EDT
Prayers inbound for the families.
Link Posted: 4/6/2012 5:25:20 AM EDT
Senseless!
Link Posted: 4/6/2012 5:27:30 AM EDT
http://www.myfoxaustin.com/dpp/news/APD-Officer-Shot-and-Killed-in-North-Austin-20120406-ktbcw#axzz1rFizu9S1
Updated: Friday, 06 Apr 2012, 8:07 AM CDT
Published : Friday, 06 Apr 2012, 4:51 AM CDT


An Austin Police Officer was fatally shot at around 1:00 a.m. in north Austin on Friday during what is described as a routine disturbance call.

911 received a call about a disturbance involving a man who appeared to be intoxicated at the Walmart store located just north of the Parmer Lane and I-35 intersection. Upon the APD officer's arrival, he was immediately engaged by the suspect, according to APD. During the scuffle, the officer sustained a gunshot injury to the neck, but was able to radio in for help after he went down.

The suspect was restrained by two Walmart store employees until other officers arrived, according to Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo.

EMS and other APD officers on the scene attempted unsuccessfully to revive the officer. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The suspect, described as an Asian male adult, is in APD custody and has been transported from the scene.

Arcevedo spoke about the incident and said that the Walmart store did a good job in responding, and that the Austin Police Department will stand by the fallen officer's family. The officer had been with the police department for about three years. He leaves behind a wife and two daughters. His name is not being released at this time.
Link Posted: 4/6/2012 5:38:45 AM EDT
REST EASY, BROTHER.
Link Posted: 4/6/2012 8:52:20 AM EDT
Link Posted: 4/6/2012 12:54:15 PM EDT
Go easy brother.
Link Posted: 4/6/2012 12:58:28 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/6/2012 1:57:14 PM EDT



The Greater Austin Crime Commission has established the Padron Family Fund to accept donations on behalf of the survivors. The Public may contribute online or visit any Chase bank location in Central TX. To make a contribution, please provide this information:

Greater Austin Crie Commission
Padron Family Fund
JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Routing # 111000614
Account # 409599078

The 100 Club of Central TX is also taking donations along with the Greater Austin Crime Commission.
Link Posted: 4/6/2012 4:58:46 PM EDT
Our ranks are diminished......
Link Posted: 4/6/2012 8:00:45 PM EDT
Prayers sent.
Link Posted: 4/6/2012 8:34:44 PM EDT
RIP Brother
Link Posted: 4/7/2012 8:05:58 AM EDT
Damn.....
Link Posted: 4/7/2012 8:07:37 AM EDT
Link Posted: 4/8/2012 10:00:10 AM EDT
Interesting how the media is handling this, They actually seem contrite. There was a bad guy killed by ANOTHER officer not 6 hours previously and that has been barely mentioned at all.

Just as an aside, the shooter was from Colorado, been in Austin about a year, computer programmer for HP, used a .380.


He also was a Xanax addict and it appears he went to the Walmart to rob the pharmacy according to the roommate.
Link Posted: 4/8/2012 3:25:21 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Plumbata:
Interesting how the media is handling this, They actually seem contrite. There was a bad guy killed by ANOTHER officer not 6 hours previously and that has been barely mentioned at all.

Just as an aside, the shooter was from Colorado, been in Austin about a year, computer programmer for HP, used a .380.


He also was a Xanax addict and it appears he went to the Walmart to rob the pharmacy according to the roommate.


IIRC, the shooter was from Parker, Colorado.
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