The robbers ran to their getaway car. But Azania decided to stop, walk back to the year-old cop and shoot him in the chest.
Then, Azania fled with the other robbers in a blue Ford sedan, leading police on a wild chase that ended with the arrest of all three. Twice sentenced to death, cop killer to be Ckp.
Azania was sentenced to die in an electric chair nine months later. Then, init overturned a second death sentence for Azania over a computer problem that kept blacks off his jury. In Octoberprosecutors in Lake County, Ind. With time off for Clp behavior, Azania served less than half of it.
He admitted he killed someone else in a botched robbery in — a year-old man named Leonard Wick. Tim Yaros said he was notified of it around 7: The grave of Lt. George Yaros, who was shot and killed while responding to a bank robbery in His killer walked free Monday.
He has four daughters and was engaged to be married. Officials said they are following up on several leads in the investigation.
Gun violence in the area had been declining with shootings down by more than 50 percent, until a spike in homicides occurred about a week ago, officials said. Gar last time an officer was killed while on-duty in the area wasFreeman-Wilson said.
He said several officers were coming in on their day off to help with the manhunt. A Lake County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said three people were taken into custody for questioning as officials followed up on Indian leads.
Published Sunday, July 6, Download Our Mobile Apps Police suspect the shooting may have stemmed from an earlier call in the area, possibly for a report of shots fired, Ingram said in a press conference Sunday.