Officer killed in crash was shot in face the year before
Los Angeles, CA
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Officer Involved Shooting
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Activity Summary
ߦ   Special Prosecutor’s Report: State of Texas v. Alfred Dewayne Brown
ߦ   Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
ߦ   Copperas Cove Fire Dept Responses
ߦ   Dallas City Council Member Carolyn Davis Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes
ߦ   More Than Two Dozen Babies & Toddlers Detained at Karnes Detention Center
ߦ   Suspect Wanted For Kidnapping And Robbing Woman
ߦ   Warrant Round-Up starting this weekend
ߦ   CITATION BY PUBLICATION - DIVORCE W/CHILD(REN)
ߦ   2 arrested in connection to Converse shooting caught on video
ߦ   2 Week Old Infant Beaten By Father Has Died: Charges To Be Upgraded.
ߦ   Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel 92 miles offshore Galveston
ߦ   Coast Guard to showcase upgraded medium-range surveillance aircraft in Corpus Christi
ߦ   Evader Brought Down With Tazer
ߦ   Former Texans receiver Demaryius Thomas arrested on vehicular assault charge
ߦ   Fugitive Sought in Violent Crime Spree
ߦ   Gun Sense and Nonsense: Firearms Bills Before Your Texas Legislature
ߦ   Investigation into Fatal Crash at 16500 State Highway 249
ߦ   Two RGV Residents Indicted for Health Care Fraud
ߦ   Ala. woman burglarized homes during funerals
ߦ   Constables Jail Wanted Felon And Female Companion
ߦ   Cop Involved In Failed Drug Raid Cases Dropped
ߦ   Feds Charge San Diego Man In Temple Bank Robbery
ߦ   Judge Tours Child Advocates of Fort Bend
ߦ   Man bites off part of Texas LEO's ear during fight
ߦ   Man charged with dragging Mass. officer during arrest attempt

 
Search Archives:

The officer lost sight in one eye for several months but fought hard to recover. When he returned, he asked to follow his dream and become a motorcycle officer

Today at 8:38 AM


Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. — Police say an officer in Louisiana killed as he escorted a funeral procession on his motorcycle survived being shot in the face less than a year before.

Authorities say 31-year-old Baton Rouge Police Cpl. Shane Totty died Friday shortly after the wreck.

Police say a mentally ill man fired several shots in Baton Rouge on Feb. 11 before firing into Totty's cruiser. He was hit in the face by the bullet, shrapnel and glass.

Retired Capt. Don Kelly told The Advocate of Baton Rouge that Totty lost sight in one eye for several months but fought hard to recover. When he returned, he asked to follow his dream and become a motorcycle officer.

Friends say Totty planned soon to marry the mother of his daughter.

The crash remains under investigation.

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
© 1999-2019 The Police News. All rights reserved.