Bio & Incident Details
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Offender: Committed suicide
Patrolman Gary Sumpter was shot and killed during a vehicle pursuit that went into a wooded area.
The subject he was chasing rounded a curve, stopped his car, and waited with a rifle for the officers to come around the curve. When Patrolman Sumpter appeared the man opened fire, killing him.
The man also shot and wounded a state trooper before committing suicide.
Patrolman Sumpter was a U.S. Navy veteran.