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Blue Alert issued for man accused of killing Houston-area police officer

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press
Authorities in the Houston area are searching for a 21-year-old man who they say struck and killed a police officer while fleeing a traffic stop. Harris County authorities say a warrant for felony murder has been issued for Tavores Henderson. Police say Henderson struck and killed Nassau Bay police Sgt. Kaila Sullivan with his vehicle while fleeing a traffic stop Tuesday night. Police say Henderson had an outstanding warrant on a domestic violence-related charge. Sullivan is the second Houston-area police officer to die on duty in less than a week.

 

This undated photo provided by the City of Nassau Bay shows Nassau Bay Police Sgt. Kaila Sullivan, who died Tuesday night, Dec. 10, 2019, when she was struck by a vehicle fleeing a traffic stop, in Nassau Bay, Texas. Sullivan, 43, had worked for the Nassau Bay Police Department for more than 15 years. (City of Nassau Bay via AP)

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