Thursday, June 22, 2000
Man killed, officer hurt in shootout
Police Lt. Mary Karens said Jason Harper exited a car during a 4:30 p.m. traffic stop and bran dished a weapon.
Lt. Karens said a struggle followed and police could not remove Mr. Harper's weapon. Shots were exchanged and Mr. Harper later died at Mount Carmel Medical Center.
The officer shot in the foot was taken to Grant Medical Center and was in fair condition.