North Carolina Police Officer Shoots, Kills Man
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- An off-duty police officer shot and killed a man who was stealing her personal vehicle outside a restaurant early Sunday, police said.
Officer Michelle Peele's vehicle was parked in front of La Rosa Linda's restaurant, where she was working as a security guard. Peele confronted the suspect, then fired one shot, striking Nyles Arrington, 42.
Police said Arrington then drove the vehicle across the street, struck a parked vehicle, drove back across the street and stopped in the median.
Emergency workers transported him to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
No further details were immediately available.
Peele, who has been with the Raleigh Police Department since June 1999, was placed on administrative duties.
The police department and the State Bureau of Investigation are investigating, a standard procedure in shootings involving police.
IMO LE Agencies should not allow their officers to moonlight in security type jobs. it increass both the agency and the officer to nmore civil liability risks and often leads to corruption in agencies with low pay.