Man arrested in fatal shooting by Illinois sheriff’s deputy after two-state manhunt | Law and order

Public safety authorities, including a fire department in Madison County and the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, posted warnings on Facebook that residents should stay inside and lock their doors while Tate was heading in their direction.

Police eventually captured Tate in a home in rural Carlyle, Clinton County, about an hour east of St. Louis. Louis. Police said Tate broke into the home and took the homeowner and another kidnapped person hostage.

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Illinois house surrounded

An image from a FOX2 helicopter shows a house surrounded by law enforcement on Beaver Road northwest of Carlyle, IL, on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. The situation occurred during a two-state hunt for suspects after a sheriff’s deputy in Illinois was shot and killed. , several car capsules and a shooting in St. Peters, Mo.


Just before 1:45 p.m., the Illinois State Police SWAT team entered the home and arrested Tate. No one was injured.

Tate was detained in Clinton County Jail, state police said.

The man who was shot and hijacked in St. Peters, was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, police said. It is unclear who else may have been shot during the day.

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Ray Tate, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Photo courtesy of Illinois State Police

Area agencies, including soldiers from Indiana, escorted the Illinois deputy’s body to the morgue in Evansville, Indiana, around noon. 9.30.

Illinois State Police Director Brendan F. Kelly said in a written statement that he was proud of the troops for arresting the “alleged police killer with unparalleled professionalism, patience and perseverance.”


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