WORLD Gunman captured after killing policeman in southeastern US

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Gunman captured after killing policeman in southeastern US

Xinhua

23:41, May 20, 2019

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Alabama Blue Alert from Alabama Law Enforcement Agency for suspect Grady Wayne Wilkes (Photo: Alabama Law Enforcement Agency)

WASHINGTON, May 20 (Xinhua) -- A gunman who allegedly killed one police officer and wounded two others in the US state of Alabama Sunday night was captured, authorities said Monday.

The officers were responding to a domestic disturbance at a residence several kilometers from Auburn University, the school's Department of Campus Safety and Security tweeted.

The gunman, identified as 29-year-old Grady Wayne Wilkes, was in custody, according to another tweet.

Local police said one officer was killed and two others were seriously wounded.

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