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09-10-2016, 06:20 AM

Shelby officer in critical condition after shooting
Saturday, September 10th 2016, 1:17 am PDT



A Shelby Police K9 officer was shot early Saturday morning while serving a warrant on a wanted person.

Police say several officers were near Parkview Street about 12:20 a.m. attempting to serve the warrant. Officers heard shots and found Officer Tim Brackeen wounded by gunfire.

Brackeen was taken to Cleveland Regional Medical Center and was later transported to Carolinas Medical Center for treatment. Police say his condition is critical but stable.

Officer Brackeen is a 12-year veteran with the department and is currently assigned as a K9 officer. Police say he is 38 years old, married and has one daughter.

09-10-2016, 12:19 PM

Police name suspect in shooting of Shelby police officer
Saturday, September 10th 2016, 1:17 am PDT



Police are searching for Irving Lucien Fenner Jr. in connection with the early-morning shooting of a Shelby police officer.

Fenner, 23, is wanted for attempted murder after K9 Officer Tim Brackeen was shot while attempting to serve a warrant.

09-14-2016, 05:03 AM

Man accused of killing Shelby officer in custody in Rhode Island
Updated: Sep 14, 2016 - 7:04 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - SWAT team members took the man accused of killing a Shelby police officer into custody early Wednesday morning in Rhode Island, Rhode Island State Police confirmed.

Officials picked up Irving Fenner Jr., who is accused of shooting officer Tim Brackeen, around 2:30 a.m. at an apartment in Coventry, Rhode Island.

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Officer Brackeen, 38, was shot while looking for a wanted man over the weekend and died Monday morning at Carolinas Medical Center, the Shelby police chief said.

A State Bureau of Investigation official said they arrested Deitria Morris Tuesday for accessory to murder. The SBI also arrested Ashley Hamrick Tuesday afternoon for harboring a fugitive. They will both face a judge Wednesday in Cleveland County.


Hamrick's boyfriend, Talmadge Keller, said he is friends with Fenner. Keller said the shooting of Officer Brackeen happened in his neighbor's backyard.