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3 U.S. Marshals shot and killed in Charlotte shooting, suspect dead

2 other law enforcement officers were shot and are in surgery.



Update: The hospital is presently under lockdown following the shooting of several law enforcement officers. Regrettably, three officers have succumbed to their injuries, and one suspect has been reported deceased, although it’s unclear if additional suspects are involved.

Medical procedures are being conducted on the injured officers, who were shot while executing a warrant. Officials stress that the situation is ongoing and advise individuals to steer clear of the vicinity.

According to law enforcement sources speaking to Channel3 NOW, two of the deceased officers were local task force officers, while one was a deputy with the Marshals Service.

Multiple law enforcement officers have reportedly been shot and killed in east Charlotte, as per sources.

The incident occurred on Galway Drive in the eastern part of the city. Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force were conducting an investigation when they exchanged gunfire with an individual, according to CMPD.

According to multiple sources, one U.S. Marshal lost their life in the exchange of fire. Several roads in Charlotte have been closed as law enforcement personnel are being swiftly transported to local hospitals.

The SWAT Team of CMPD is presently at the location. CMPD has officially stated on Twitter that the situation poses a solitary threat to Galway Drive and advised residents to stay indoors.

CMS has indicated that certain schools are affected due to the ongoing investigation, and parents will receive instructions on retrieving their children.

Furthermore, CMS has announced the lifting of lockdown measures for Devonshire ES, Briarwood Academy, Cochrane Collegiate, and Lawrence Orr Es.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.