UPDATE, Officer Identified: Police have identified the officer killed today as 30-year-old Jimmy Inn. Officer Inn left behind three children and a wife, who is also a member of the department. The children left behind are a 7-month-old son, a 12-year-old stepdaughter and a 14-year-old stepson. Officer Inn had been a member of the department since 2015.
It is with great sadness that we announce Officer Jimmy Inn was shot & killed in the line of duty while on a DV call this morning. The suspect was also shot & killed by another SPD officer. Officer Inn was hired in 2015 & was a member of our honor guard. #NeverForget pic.twitter.com/IGr6RpVvEt
— Stockton Police Dept (@StocktonPolice) May 12, 2021
ORIGINAL STORY: Stockton, CA. – A Stockton Police Officer was shot and killed after a gunfight on Tuesday. The suspect was also shot and killed.
Authorities say the shooting occurred in the 4400 block of La Cresta Way in Stockton after officers responded to a domestic violence report at around 9:45AM. Officer Inn arrived at around 10:07 a.m. and was shot by the suspect when he was near the front door of a residence.
Another officer who was nearby arrived and exchanged gunfire with the suspect. The suspect ran in the home and returned outside holding an 8-year-old boy. A bystander tackled the suspect and an officer involved shooting occurred. It is believed the suspect was trying to kill the boy by strangling him.
Both the officer and suspect were transported to local hospitals with gunshot wounds, and both died of their injuries.
“We are sad to announce that our police officer from this morning’s shooting has died from his injuries. The suspect also died from his injuries,” police said on Twitter. “More details will be released during a press conference which will be held later today.”
KCRA 3 is reporting witnesses say they heard 10 to 15 gunshots in the area and that a patrol car with multiple bullet holes was parked at the scene.
A bystander recorded video at the scene as first responders arrived and transported the officer. WARNING: Graphic content.
SPD News: OIS Update
We are sad to announce that our police officer from this morning’s shooting has died from his injuries. The suspect also died from his injuries. More details will be released during a press conference which will be held later today. pic.twitter.com/zcGf2mq0p6
— Stockton Police Dept (@StocktonPolice) May 11, 2021
LiveCopter 3 is over a shooting scene that involved a Stockton police officer and suspect https://t.co/6VvXIguHes
— kcranews (@kcranews) May 11, 2021
UPDATE: Stockton police say one officer and a male suspect have been shot. Their conditions are unknown. pic.twitter.com/dzTDdqYGh5
— KCRA Kay Recede (@KayRecede) May 11, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the officer’s family, department, and community. This is a developing story, check back for updates.