March 25, 2013 |
The gun used in a dramatic Texas highway shootout was the same weapon used to kill the head of Colorado's prisons, officials said Monday. "The analysis done by ballistics experts has concluded the gun used by Evan Ebel in Texas was the same weapon used in the shooting death of Tom Clements," the El Paso, Colo., County sheriff's office said in a statement Monday. "The confirmation goes well beyond acknowledging the same caliber and brand of ammunition being used, but rather is based on unique and often microscopic markings left on the casings at both scenes.
March 24, 2013 |
Events surrounding Evan Spencer Ebel's death after a gun battle on a Texas highway last week represent a series of unconnected dots for investigators. Ebel, 28, has been formally identified as a suspect in the doorstep slaying of Tom Clements, who had directed Colorado's prison system for two years. Clements was fatally shot at his home north of Colorado Springs on Tuesday after answering his door. A warrant showed investigators had matched the brand and caliber of shell casings from the Texas gunfight with those found at Clements' home.
March 23, 2013 |
A Colorado parolee who was killed in a gunfight with authorities in Texas this week is officially considered a suspect in the death of Colorado's prisons chief, a spokesman for the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said Saturday. Tom Clements, who had served as head of Colorado's prison system for two years, was shot to death Tuesday when he answered the door of his home near Colorado Springs. The suspect, Evan Spencer Ebel, 28, was shot two days later by law enforcement following a high-speed chase that ended about 60 miles west of Dallas.
March 22, 2013 |
Two teenagers have been arrested in a shooting that killed a 13-month-old boy in his stroller and wounded his mother, police in Brunswick, Ga., announced Friday. The boys, 17 and 14 years old, were taken into custody a day after the shooting. Sherry West told reporters that the youths approached her, demanded money, and when she said she had none, they opened fire, killing her son, Antonio, in his carriage. At a news conference, Brunswick Police Chief Tobe Green identified the suspects as Demarquis Elkins, 17, who will be charged as an adult with first-degree murder.
March 22, 2013 |
HOUSTON -- A Colorado parolee died after he was critically wounded by North Texas law enforcement at the end of a high-speed chase Thursday , and officials said he is suspected in the killing of Colorado's state prisons chief and a Denver pizza delivery man. The man was identified Friday as Evan Spencer Ebel, 28, said Susan Gomez, spokeswoman for the Wise County Sheriff in Texas. Ebel was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth...
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January 25, 2013 |
The trouble began soon after they arrived. The black family - a mother, three teenage children and a 10-year-old boy - moved into a little yellow home in Compton over Christmas vacation. When a friend came to visit, four men in a black SUV pulled up and called him a "nigger," saying black people were barred from the neighborhood, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies. They jumped out, drew a gun on him and beat him with metal pipes. It was just the beginning of what detectives said was a campaign by a Latino street gang to force an African American family to leave.