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Posted: 10/20/2004 11:49:11 AM EST
Texas Officer Shot, Suspect Dead

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Sherman, TX -- A Frisco police officer was shot Tuesday in downtown Sherman while trying to arrest a murder suspect. That suspect, Charles Anthony Owen, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside an apartment at 224 N Travis Street.

Frisco detective Leah Apple was rushed to Wilson N. Jones Medical Center and underwent surgery. At last check she was in stable condition. Police say she and other officers were approaching the Travis Street Lofts when Owen fired at them from a 3rd story window. Apple was hit in the abdomen and hip. ouch! colastamy bag from now on...

Sherman officers, along with federal and state authorities, worked with hostage negotiators to bring Owen out. But they had little success, and finally stormed the building around 8:15pm. They fired several canisters of tear gas, but when they reached the room, Owen was already dead. Police say it appears he had been dead for several hours, but was heavily armed.

The Sherman school district also locked down all their buildings until well after school was supposed to let out.

Earlier in the day, an unidentified detective in the Grayson County Sheriff's Office suffered a heart attack during the standoff. He's recovering in the ICU of Wilson N Jones.

Leah Apple has been with the Frisco Police Department since March of 2002. Detective Apple began her career as a police officer and was transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division about 6 months ago.

Detective Apple is not married and has no children. Lesbian?

Link Posted: 10/20/2004 11:51:34 AM EST
Why don't people like this suspect START with suicide?

Hope the officer recovers fully.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 11:51:45 AM EST

Originally Posted By AR15fan:
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Detective Apple is not married and has no children. Lesbian?



Is every single female officer in your book somehow a lesbian?
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 11:54:09 AM EST

Originally Posted By AZ_Hi_Desert:
Why don't people like this suspect START with suicide?

Hope the officer recovers fully.



+1 and +1

Link Posted: 10/20/2004 11:54:59 AM EST
"was dead but heavily armed"

What an idiotic reporter and editor for letting that slide. Makes as much sense as "dead but apparently content."

No, just dead, and not too soon.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 11:55:15 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/20/2004 11:56:56 AM EST by ArmedAggie]

Originally Posted By AR15fan:

Sherman officers, along with federal and state authorities, worked with hostage negotiators to bring Owen out. But they had little success, and finally stormed the building around 8:15pm. They fired several canisters of tear gas, but when they reached the room, Owen was already dead. Police say it appears he had been dead for several hours, but was heavily armed.



Must have been a pretty one-sided negotiation. How retarded is this to say, essentially, that they negotiated with a dead man? Typical. And he was dead but heavily armed? Like that somehow negates the fact that he is DEAD!!!!

This writer should be beaten.

ETA: I just realized it says they negotiated with "little success". Wouldn't it have been "no success" if he was dead? And even if he wasn't dead, they had NO success if he didn't come out. Little success would mean he came out a little.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 11:56:11 AM EST

Originally Posted By tcsd1236:

Originally Posted By AR15fan:
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Detective Apple is not married and has no children. Lesbian?



Is every single female officer in your book somehow a lesbian?



Nope. Just the ones who are old enough to make detective, and havent got married or had kids yet.

we have a couple thousand female officers, the majority of which are Lesbians. the older they are the more likely they are. the straight ones quit in about the 4th year becuase they decide they want a family life. YMMV.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 11:57:31 AM EST

Originally Posted By Matthew_Q:

Originally Posted By AZ_Hi_Desert:
Why don't people like this suspect START with suicide?

Hope the officer recovers fully.



+1 and +1




+1 and +1
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 11:57:45 AM EST
Belly wounds are the most painful from what I've seen / have been told.

Hope she'll eventually get back to 100% or at least well enough to function normally.

Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:01:42 PM EST

Texas Officer Shot, Suspect Dead


All is as it should be. My prayers for Detective Apple's speedy recovery.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:02:01 PM EST

Originally Posted By AR15fan:

Originally Posted By tcsd1236:

Originally Posted By AR15fan:
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Detective Apple is not married and has no children. Lesbian?



Is every single female officer in your book somehow a lesbian?



Nope. Just the ones who are old enough to make detective, and havent got married or had kids yet.

we have a couple thousand female officers, the majority of which are Lesbians. the older they are the more likely they are. the straight ones quit in about the 4th year becuase they decide they want a family life. YMMV.



It didn't say if she was divorced. Hopefully the straight female afcom regular who is an LEO doesn't take offense to your opinion.

Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:04:28 PM EST

Originally Posted By Nimrod1193:

Texas Officer Shot, Suspect Dead


All is as it should be. My prayers for Detective Apple's speedy recovery.



+1
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 4:06:54 PM EST

Originally Posted By Mahatma8Rice:
"was dead but heavily armed"

What an idiotic reporter and editor for letting that slide. Makes as much sense as "dead but apparently content."






Man, that is the funniest thing I've seen in a while!
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 4:35:40 PM EST

Originally Posted By tcsd1236:

Originally Posted By AR15fan:
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Detective Apple is not married and has no children. Lesbian?



Is every single female officer in your book somehow a lesbian?



And how many female cops do you know?
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 6:27:05 PM EST
The Sherman school district also locked down all their buildings until well after school was supposed to let out.


This was an odd event to me. The closest elementary school was 6 to 8 blocks away from where this took place and two others were over a mile away. School officials said they were trying not to cause more fears because of a bomb threat at the high school several weeks ago. Seems to me that locking down ALL the schools made things worse not better.

BTW this apartment complex was right across the street from the Federal Court house with more U S Marshall's around than you could shake a stick at. Suicide by cop turned into a plain suicide sounds like.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 6:30:14 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/20/2004 6:31:54 PM EST by SigZiggy]

Originally Posted By Palo_Duro:

Originally Posted By AR15fan:

Originally Posted By tcsd1236:

Originally Posted By AR15fan:
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Detective Apple is not married and has no children. Lesbian?



Is every single female officer in your book somehow a lesbian?



Nope. Just the ones who are old enough to make detective, and havent got married or had kids yet.

we have a couple thousand female officers, the majority of which are Lesbians. the older they are the more likely they are. the straight ones quit in about the 4th year becuase they decide they want a family life. YMMV.



It didn't say if she was divorced. Hopefully the straight female afcom regular who is an LEO doesn't take offense to your opinion.








[edited to add prayers for the officer, whichever sexual preference she may have ]
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 8:57:13 AM EST
Rumors from the street on this one.

First it is unclear where the officer was when shot. At first it was thought she was in the apartment complex but now there are rumors they were on the street outside the building when fired on.

This explains the lock down on the schools. They didn't want curious kids wandering around downtown if they had a sniper.

There was a murder warrant issued for the shooter on Saturday. Notes found seem to indicate a murder/suicide pact with the girlfriend. Monday sometime he goes into a gun shop just a few doors down from the apartment and buys a 25-06 rifle, some .22 and 9mm rounds. Passes the background check at the time. How long does it take for someone to hit the system after the warrant has been filed?

Officer was believed to have been hit with the rifle and the shooter offed himself with a handgun. If shot with the 25-06 a vest wouldn't have made much difference.

The warrant/ background check thing bares watching I think. The Anti's could have a field day with this.
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