Last updated: 5 months ago
Police say Sgt. Daniel Godsil was the first officer on the scene of a disturbance call in the 2400 block of N.E. 26th Street Wednesday afternoon. The disturbance was between neighbors and involved four people.
According to police, Sgt. Godsil was talking to the people involved when an armed man leveled a rifle and opened fire at the officer from the street, several yards away. The officer returned fire, hitting the suspect.
The suspect is identified as 46-year-old Kenneth Dewayne Cooper. He was transported to a local hospital, but died before he got there.