Alabama Shooter Arrested and Accused Cop Killing: Grady Wayne Wilkes Wiki, Bio, Age, 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Grady Wayne Wilkes Wiki

Grady Wayne Wilkes Wiki

police in Alabama have taken Grady Wayne Wilkes, 29, into custody in connection with the shooting of three police officers, one of who is dead and one in critical condition.

Grady Wayne Wilkes Wiki

Auburn police were joined by other law enforcement agencies in the search for Wilkes. Residents were warned to be on the lookout.

Police officers were responding to a domestic disturbance at Arrowhead Trailer Park off Wire Road on the outskirts of Auburn at around 10:30 p.m. Sunday night. A female who was living with Wilkes called the police. When they arrived, were met by an armed man who fired on the three officers. One dead, one treated and released and the third listed in critical or serious condition.

Chief Paul Register said Wilkes, described as being armed and dangerous. Wilkes, white male, 6’4”, 215 pounds, was said to be a serious risk to the public. Wilkes was last seen wearing camo clothing with body armor and a helmet,” according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Register said people should “stay out of the area,” where cops are searching. Register said the Lee County (Alabama) Sheriff’s Office, the Opelika Police Department, state law enforcement and federal law enforcement are involved,

With a “heavy” police presence and helicopters overhead, Register said they dd not think Wilkes was near any school, about to open for the day.

Register declined to confirm some details telling reporters some facts may be deduced including that Wilkes is likely still in the area of the shooting.

Register said there are dozens of agencies involved in the manhunt. He said that Wilkes “wasn’t on the radar,” when asked if he was known to police. When asked if Wilkes was ex-military Register declined to comment.

A Blue Alert was activated for Wilkes by state police in the overnight hours. A Blue Alert is used when a local, state or federal law enforcement officer in Alabama has been killed or seriously injured and the perpetrator is at large.

Register said, “This is probably the worst day of my time here …words cannot express the loss…”

Grady Wayne Wilkes Wiki

5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Grady Wayne Wilkes, 29, is on the run in Auburn, Alabama
  • He opened fire on police in a trailer park on Sunday after they arrived at a domestic disturbance at 11.30pm
  • One of the cops died and the two others were seriously injured and are in the hospital  
  • Wilkes was enlisted in the US Army but it remains unclear if he still in the armed forces 
  • Grady Wayne Just Now Arrested by Police
  • He Accused the shooting and Murder of Police Officer
  • Grady Wayne was not been charged so far