Dashcam Shows Lubbock Police Shooting at Fleeing Suspect



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32-year-old Carlos Martinez is now in custody, going through three costs of aggravated assault on a peace officer, after police say he hit three LPD officers together with his automobile. The incident began on the Del Estrado Residences within the 3200 block of 62nd Road round 1:15 p.m. Thursday. Officers say Martinez was evicted from his condominium Wednesday and was choosing up his belongings when he acquired into an argument with one other resident and officers had been referred to as to the scene. Police say Martinez wouldn’t adjust to the officers’ calls for to get out of his automobile. Officers tazed Martinez, and as they had been standing close to the SUV, he started driving in reverse. One officer was capable of seize a baby within the entrance passenger seat and pull him to security, however because the automobile reversed, three officers had been injured. Officers then fired a number of photographs on the SUV. Martinez continued backing up, crashed right into a police Tahoe after which drove away from the scene.

LPD tells us Martinez put the SUV in drive and began driving towards Officer Donovan Powell, who was mendacity on the bottom, Officer Powell was struck by the automobile. however they are saying he was capable of bounce out of the way in which earlier than being run over. First responders categorised his accidents as critical as a result of they feared damaged bones or inner accidents, however he was launched from the hospital as on Thursday night. Officer Mark Ellison suffered reasonable accidents. Officer Saul Garay suffered minor accidents. The opposite two officers had been additionally launched from the hospital on Thursday night. Honey, Miller and Waters Elementary had been positioned on lockdown through the incident. The suspect’s automobile was discovered deserted in an alleyway close to 73rd and Joliet Ave. The manhunt continued Thursday and carried over into Friday.

On Friday morning, earlier than 9 a.m., police started looking out within the 3400 block of 73rd Road. Patrol officers, K9 items, mounted patrol, SWAT and detectives converged within the space of 73rd and Indiana. Police say Martinez went into a number of companies in that space on Thursday night time and Friday morning, wanting to make use of a telephone to make calls. Martinez was captured close to 74th and Joliet on Friday night. Police say a citizen referred to as round four:30 p.m. to say she noticed Martinez in an alley between 73rd and 74th Road close to Joliet. Officers close by responded and arrested Martinez with out incident. He appeared dehydrated and was taken to the hospital for medical clearance. As soon as cleared, he can be taken to the Lubbock County Detention Heart.

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