Monday, June 3, 2013

Off-Duty Cop Kills Girlfriend, Her Stepfather, Self

"SELMA, AL — The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is investigating what has been declared a murder-suicide Sunday afternoon in Selma that claimed the lives of three people.

"Selma Chief of Police William T. Riley confirmed Sunday evening that an off-duty Selma Police Officer, Dwight Moorer, 28, reportedly shot and killed his ex-girlfriend, her step-father and then turned the gun on himself, committing suicide.

"In a release from the Selma Police Department, officers discovered the body of the step-father located in a car in front of a home on the 300 block of 10th Avenue. The victim was reported to have suffered “gunshot wounds to his body.”

"At another scene, this one located in the 2400 block of Springdale Street, officers discovered the bodies of both Moorer and his ex-girlfriend located in a vehicle in the driveway. All victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

"The names of the victims were released Monday as being 28-year-old Keoshia L. Hill of Selma and 59-year-old Bill Jackson of Selma.

"`This is a terrible and tragic situation,` Riley said Sunday evening. `All of our hearts go out to the victims and the families involved.`

"Moorer was a five-year veteran of the Selma Police Department."

From the Selma Times-Journal...

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