Suspect Accused Of Shooting Florida Officer Arrested
Police say a man accused of shooting a Florida police officer in the head has been captured on a wooded property just outside of Atlanta.
Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young told reporters that 29-year-old Othal Wallace was arrested early Saturday.
Wallace is accused of shooting 26-year-old officer Jason Raynor after the officer approached Wallace as he sat in a vehicle Wednesday night.
Othal Wallace has been captured! There will be a press conference at 5:00 am this morning. pic.twitter.com/jyI6nYI5Ud
— Daytona Beach Police (@DaytonaBchPD) June 26, 2021
The police chief says Wallace was found on property affiliated with the all-Black pro-gun group called the NFAC. Raynor is still recovering in a hospital.
The police chief says Raynor’s condition is showing “positive signs of improvement.”
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