POLICE: Cop Killer Suspect Shot Dead

A manhunt is over in the Seattle area. A sheriff's spokesman says Seattle police have fatally shot the man suspected of gunning down four police officers over the weekend. The spokesman says Maurice Clemmons was shot and killed early today in a Seattle neighborhood.

Police had fanned out over two counties, storming homes and canvassing city streets with dogs as the search for Clemmons continued early Tuesday.

Authorities say Maurice Clemmons had received help since the Sunday morning shooting in Tacoma from a network friends and family. They gave him places to stay, medical aid, rides and money. Officers late Monday detained a sister of Clemmons who they think treated the 37-year-old suspect's gunshot wound.

Police say anyone helping him could face charges.

Authorities have found a handgun carried by the killer, along with a pickup truck belonging to the suspect with blood stains inside.

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  • by Rich on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:22 PM
    Im sure the police that were he shot and killed had something to do with him killing them.
  • by mikeee Location: greenville on Dec 1, 2009 at 08:39 PM
    Jesse is funny... i cannot stop laughing at his statement... everyone look at jesse's statement at 5:29 pm.. he compares humans being killed to animals being killed!! ohh.. Silly Jesse what a funny statement!
  • by The Pirate Lady Location: Grimesland on Dec 1, 2009 at 07:52 PM
    Well, that's one waste of human life gone. And the good news is, we don't have to pay to house him in prison. I think this man wanted to die. Why else kill cops? Suicide by cop.
  • by Concerned Location: Eastern, NC on Dec 1, 2009 at 07:10 PM
    Where is the NAACP? Why haven't they gotten involved in this?? If it was a white person shooting 4 black officers you would never hear the end of it. That organization is the most racist and biggest waste of tax payer money in America!!
  • by Jeff Location: Winterville on Dec 1, 2009 at 05:21 PM
    Good. Lock up all the people who helped him. This man was given a second chance and he blew it.
  • by jesse Location: martinco on Dec 1, 2009 at 02:29 PM
    humans are by far, the cruelest species on this earth! They torture dogs and cats to death, an no one cares , kill a human, its get the cross ready!
  • by AL Location: GREENE CO on Dec 1, 2009 at 12:41 PM
    I say any cop killers white or black should be put to death! This moron got what was coming to him!!There is a guy now who was a former magistrate in Lenoir Co who killed a police man back in 1968 and seriously wounded another on a car stop. These officers worked with my dad in Goldsboro. These men who shot and killed the officer is out and free walking around. NO THAT IS SERIOUSLY WRONG! I feel for the families and like a lot of Americans I grieve . America dies a little every time a police officer dies by the hands of criminals.God bless all the Law Enforcement personnel.
  • by worldsgonecrazy Location: thesane1 on Dec 1, 2009 at 12:13 PM
    wonder if jesse jackson or the naacp will try and say he was innocent????????????
  • by Keith Location: Greenville on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:31 AM
    I grieve for the families of the fallen officers. May God Bless the fallen officers and their families. Glad the suspect was caught. Now taxpayers won't have to worry about a trial.
  • by George W on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:22 AM
    That's the guy that Huckabee pardoned. Way to go Huckabee. Of course I'm sure it wasn't his fault.
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