Charges Filed Against Man Accused of Shooting Gary Officer

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a person accused of taking pictures a Gary police detective with felony tried homicide and different counts.

Kameron T. Cooks, 22, of Gary is also charged with aggravated battery and two counts of resisting regulation enforcement, Lake Superior Courtroom information present, The (Northwest Indiana) Instances reported Wednesday.

Cooks hasn’t made a courtroom look but. It wasn’t clear whether or not he has an lawyer who may touch upon his behalf.

Sgt. William Fazekas, a 32-year member of the Gary Police Division, was shot Monday after Following a car he noticed driving recklessly in Gary. When the car got here to a cease, Fazekas activated his lights and left his car “when he was ambushed by a barrage of gunfire,” Gary police have mentioned.

Fazekas took cowl inside his car, however he was struck by gunfire, police mentioned.

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Cooks was arrested later Monday in a close-by deserted dwelling.

Fazekas remained hospitalized in steady situation Tuesday with a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

Gary Mayor Jerome Prince mentioned the town’s police and firefighters put their lives on the road on a regular basis and he was grateful to Fazekas for his dedication to the town’s security.

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