6 Shot Fatally, 1 Teenager in Custody
Indianapolis Dispatch Audio
Walnut Creek, California:
(KRON4) On May 21, officers responded to reports of gunshots in the 1200 block of Newell Avenue in Walnut Creek, California around 6:20 p.m. When they arrived, they found bullet casings, shattered glass and drops of blood in the area.
Officers soon learned that two men were taken to local hospitals for gunshot wounds related to the incident. Both men sustained non-life threatening injuries and are in stable condition. Video shows two suspects armed with handguns approach the passenger side of a parked car. At the time, one victim was sitting in the passenger seat. The suspects, who were wearing face masks, shot at the victim.
The driver of the parked car, identified as John Rankin, shot back at the two suspects and struck an innocent bystander who was sitting in a car parked nearby. Rankin also struck a second car who was also parked in the parking lot.
As a result of the investigation, Rankin was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and shooting into an inhabited vehicle. Officials say Rankin is a Detroit, Michigan resident.
Both suspects are described as adult males with dark skin.
The Walnut Creek Police Department released video Saturday, asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects. A motive for the shooting has not been determined.
If anyone has information regarding this incident please call Detective Leonard at 925-256-3523.
Dayton Ohio: Shots rang out in the downtown Oregon Historical District of Dayton Ohio early Sunday morning. Multiple people were shot on 5th Street between Pine and Wayne Streets.
Dispatch audio suggests shots were fired near some of the popular music/bar establishments in the Oregon District. A Dayton police officer reported the shots fired at around 1:06AM ET, stating multiple people had been shot and the need for as many medics as possible.
Other officers throughout the historic district reported civilians injured behind Ned Peppers Bar, Hole In The Wall Arcade Bar and the Tumbleweed Connection Bar.
Officer’s were able to engage the suspected shooter and terminate his existence. When and where that happened is unknown at this time.
Dayton Police are now saying that 10 people are dead, including the shooter, and 16 wounded. The chart conditions of those wounded are not known at this time.
Many of the wounded were conveyed to local hospitals by Dayton PD police officers before medical personnel were cleared to enter the scene.. Once the suspect was confirmed down, those EMS/MEDIC units staged away from the shooting were directed to the scene.
Below is the audio from the incident, via Broadcastify.com. The audio has been edited to reduce the amount of digital detritus commonly found on public safety radio frequencies.
Highland Ranch, Colorado: Deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department were called to the Copper Canyon Apartment complex early Sunday morning for a domestic violence incident. Upon arriving, the deputies were fired upon by 1 suspect in an apartment.
0514AM MT: Deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Officer and Castle Rock Police Department were called to 3404 County Line Road in Highland Ranch, Copper Canyon Apartments.
UPDATE, we have multiple deputies down, no update on their status. The scene remains active and please avoid the area.
— DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) December 31, 2017
What I know as far as the Colorado incident.
Multiple deputies shot, at least 1 w/GSW to arm, 1 w/GSW to chest.
1 deputy still in apartment where shooting occurred. Unk condition.
A couple of civilian casualties.
1 perp with automatic weapon according to transmissions.
— Motor City 911 (@DetroitScanner) December 31, 2017
0515AM MT: Shots Fired, Officers Down – Deputies/officers were fired on from a suspect inside the apartment. 5 deputies/officers were hit, 3 were able to extract themselves from the immediate scene and found cover.
1 deputy sustained injuries that prevented him from leaving the apartment.
1 deputy was wounded and fell outside and in front of the apartment.
Deputies called for medical and assistance, noting they had injured officers on the scene.
1 deputy had a GSW to the arm, another to the chest. The deputy calling for assistance noted that he had 1 deputy down.
All the deputies/officers involved in the incident had at least 1 gunshot wound (GSW), some more.
0600AM MT: Additional deputies/officers arrived on scene and started to evaluate the incident. The injured officers were still under fire from the suspect and other deputies/officers were attempting to locate their positions for extraction.
A SWAT callout was issued and SWAT elements proceeded to the incident.
Rescue efforts were underway for all the injured, including the deputy outside the immediate vicinity of the apartment and the deputy inside.
A deputy situated close to the suspects apartment could hear the radio of the downed deputy inside the apartment, but heard nothing from the wounded deputy. That radio was eventually silenced by a radio technician at the DCSO.
Shots continued to be fired and the deputy noted he could hear the suspect “reloading”. Shots can be heard on the radio transmissions.
At one point, the deputy stated he thought the suspect was armed with an “automatic weapon”.
Shots continued to be fired by the suspect, some of those shots were fired through walls of the apartment and apartment complex.
2 civilians were wounded by those rounds. The 2 civilians were extracted from the scene and conveyed to a local hospital.
The deputy who remained inside the apartment died from his wounds. He’s been identified as a 7 month veteran of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, formerly of the Castle Rock Police Department. 29-year-old Deputy Zackari Parrish. He leaves behind a wife and 2 children.
The other deputies/officer wounded are as follows.
Deputy Michael Doyle, 28-year-old, was shot and in stable condition
Deputy Taylor Davis, 30-year-old, shot and in stable condition
Deputy Jeffrey Pelle- 32-year-old, shot and in stable condition
CRPD Officer Tom O’Donnell (Castle Rock Police Department)– 41-year-old shot and in stable condition
The 2 civilians wounded have not been identified.
The suspect was shot and killed. He’s been identified as Matthew Riehl. Someone known to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and no criminal record. Local media in Denver has identified him as a veteran. No further information available.
Douglas County Coroner confirms shooting suspect in #CopperCanyonOIS as Matthew Riehl DOB 9/09/80 (pictured). Investigation still ongoing and being investigated by @DA18th Critical Response Team. pic.twitter.com/H6wT0klSQv
— DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) January 1, 2018
The dispatch audio has been heavily edited due to time and size constraints, but all the pertinent information on the incident is included. Audio is from Broadcastify.
Detroit: 11:58PM December 26 2017: Companies of the 8th & 5th Battalions battled a 3 story apartment building fire in bone-chilling, single digit temps @ 1631-1633 Glendale late Tuesday night.
Detroit Fire Companies On Scene:
Battalion Chief’s 8 & 5
Engines 39, 35, 40, 42 & Highland Park Engine 1.
Ladder Trucks 17 & 18.
Squads 4 & 5
The fire was reported in the basement in an occupied 3 story apartment flat on Glendale & Rosa Parks at 11:58 PM, Tuesday evening.
2 adults and 5 “teens” were conveyed to local hospitals by Detroit EMS. Reports indicate the adults jumped from windows to escape the flames/smoke.
A Detroit Firefighter also received burns to his neck and face, was conveyed to a local hospital and later released.
DPD/DFD Arson was also dispatched to the scene on reports of a possible arson. Arriving DFD companies noticed a “disturbance” and “fisticuffs” at the scene.
Residents were observed “upset” at 2 other residents.
Battalion Chief 8 reported “it seemed suspicious”.
The firefight lasted into the wee hours of Wednesday morning. The Red Cross also made the scene in support of the 30+ displaced residents.