Miami police detective found fatally shot - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Miami police detective found fatally shot

Police are searching for a suspect who, they say, fatally shot a Miami city police officer.

A police spokesman says Detective James Walker was found shot to death in his unmarked patrol car early Tuesday morning. North Miami Beach officers responding to reports of shots fired found him in an alley.

Police are now following blood trails leading from Walker's car.

He went off-duty around 11 Monday night. It's not clear what he was doing in North Miami Beach.

He apparently was shot with a high-powered weapon.

The 30-year-old had been a member of the Miami police since 2000. He worked with the department's domestic violence unit.

This is the fourth fatal shooting of a South Florida officer in the past six months.

Copyright 2008 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly

1100 Banyan Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Raycom Media. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.