NC officer slain during traffic stop, suspect dead

By: The Associated Press, policeone.com

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina police officer and his suspected killer are dead in a Charlotte suburb.

Mooresville police said Sunday that Officer Jordan Harris Sheldon was shot and killed during a traffic stop around 10 p.m. Saturday. Police say the killer fled the scene and was tracked to his nearby apartment, where officers found the suspect dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The department’s Facebook page says the 32-year-old officer was a six-year veteran. Police Chief Damon Williams identified the gunman as 28-year-old Michael Aldana of Mooresville.

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