Authorities in Alabama have taken a suspected cop-killer into custody after a manhunt in Alabama.
Auburn University Campus Safety reportedly announced the capture in a Twitter post on Monday morning.
“Police report the suspect in the off-campus shooting is in custody,” the message reads. “ALL CLEAR.”
AU ALERT: ALL CLEAR. Police report the suspect in the off-campus shooting is in custody. ALL CLEAR.
— AU Campus Safety (@AuburnSafety) May 20, 2019
The university safety department has previously warned on Twitter that Wilkes was considered “armed and dangerous” and may have been wearing camouflage clothing with a helmet and body armor.
The suspect is accused of killing one officer and injuring two others, according to KKTV. WAAY 31 reports that the officer was killed after responding to a domestic call at the suspect’s residence.
This is a developing story. CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.