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1 Police Officer Dead, 2 Others Hurt, in Auburn, Alabama, Shooting

The officer who was killed, William Buechner, was a 13-year veteran of the Auburn Police Department



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    Grady Wayne Wilkes (inset) is suspected of shooting three police officers, one fatally, at a trailer park in Auburn, Alabama, Sunday, officials said.

    Police captured a man suspected of fatally shooting an Alabama police officer and injuring two others in a trailer park Sunday night, NBC News reports.

    The officers were responding to a domestic disturbance at the Arrowhead Trailer Park when they were shot. The two injured officers are expected to recover, authorities said.

    The suspect, Grady Wayne Wilkes, was "armed and definitely considered dangerous," Auburn police Chief Paul Register said at a news conference before Wilkes' capture, adding it was "probably the worst day of my time here." Wilkes, 29, is charged with capital murder, three counts of attempted murder and domestic violence.

    Before he was caught, Wilkes was last seen at the trailer park wearing body armor over camo clothing and a helmet, according to an emergency blue alert activated by the state of Alabama.