Off-Duty Officer Kills Suspected Thief

Police say an off-duty police officer shot and killed a suspected car thief, and now she is under investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation. Police say Officer Michelle Peele was working as a security guard, when a man tried to steal her car, and she shot and killed him. Emergency workers took the suspected thief to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Peele is still working at the Raleigh Police Department on desk duty, while the investigation into the shooting continues.


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