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Suspect in Charlotte shooting identified as officers killed in shootout.

Four officers were killed and four others injured in a gun battle while serving a fugitive arrest warrant at a house in Charlotte, North Carolina. Terry Clark Hughes Jr opened fire on officers approaching his home, as they were trying to serve him warrants. He was wanted for possession of a firearm by felon and felony flee to elude. Hughes was fatally shot during the exchange. Two others in the home are cooperating and are not suspects. The officers injured are in stable condition. Hughes had a 20-year rap sheet with multiple charges. Authorities are investigating how Hughes acquired the firearms. Gun safety groups condemned the shooting. The Fraternal Order of Police report shows that Monday’s incident was one of the deadliest attacks on law enforcement in recent years. A GoFundMe page has raised over $50,000 for the families of the injured and killed officers. Another shooter started firing on officers after Hughes was killed, but police are not currently looking for any additional suspects.


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