PITTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland deputy was shot and killed whereas making an attempt to arrest a fugitive, authorities mentioned.
Wicomico County deputy Glenn Hilliard noticed the suspect, who was needed on a number of felony warrants, popping out of an condo complicated Sunday night in Pittsville, Maryland, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned. A foot chase ensued and Hilliard was shot making an attempt to arrest the suspect.
“After an in depth manhunt by dozens of legislation enforcement officers from all through the area, the suspect was captured and is awaiting arraignment,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned in a information launch.
Hilliard was a 16-year veteran of legislation enforcement and would have turned 42 later this month, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
“The times forward will likely be difficult, however for now, we’re mourning the lack of an unimaginable human being,” the sheriff’s workplace information launch mentioned. “Deputy Glenn Hilliard was a son, a husband and a father to a few lovely youngsters, a brother to these he labored with, and an exemplary public servant to the residents of Wicomico County and to the State of Maryland. Our hearts and prayers exit to Glenn’s household throughout this troublesome time.”