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Timestamp8/24/14 22:52
Date Searched1-Aug-13
StateDE - Delaware
CityGeorgetown
Victim NameMichael W. Rogers
Victim's Age53
Victim's GenderMale
RaceWhite
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Hit or Killed?Unknown
Armed or Unarmed?Unknown
WeaponUnknown
SummaryPress release from Delaware St PD posted from their FB page: The Trooper made contact with victim inside his home and questioned him as to his involvement in the earlier motor vehicle collision. During the questioning, Rogers who was highly intoxicated became uncooperative and a violent physical struggle ensued between the Trooper and Rogers. The Trooper deployed his Taser, which was ineffective with taking him into custody. During the continued confrontation with Rogers, the Trooper discharged multiple rounds from his Divisional issued weapon striking Rogers in the upper body and lower extremities. Michael W. Rogers was transported by ambulance to Beebe Hospital where he was admitted in critical condition.
Source Linkhttps://www.facebook.com/notes/delaware-state-police-news-room/trooper-involved-shooting-with-suspect-wounded-georgetown/585699554804646
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?3
County State DE - Delaware
Year2013