Published On: Sat, Jun 26th, 2021

Suspect Arrested for Shooting Florida Officer During Vehicle Inspection

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A multi-agency manhunt for a gunman accused of shooting a Florida patrol officer in the head during a vehicle inspection has ended with the suspected shooter in police custody, authorities announced. Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young confirmed the arrest of 29-year-old Othal Wallace during a press briefing early on Saturday. The heavily armed suspect was located hiding inside a treehouse within a 3-acre wooded area just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. The chief noted that the property is affiliated with a “black nationalist paramilitary organization” that calls itself the “Not F’ing Around Coalition” or “NFAC.” Young said Wallace was located with an arsenal of weapons that included multiple flash-bang grenades, rifle plates, body armor, two rifles, two handguns, and several boxes of ammunition. The suspect is facing a charge of attempted first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer for the shooting of 26-year-old Jason Raynor. Authorities said they used the handcuffs …

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