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Sgt. Robert Carpenter

Tucsonan found not guilty of shooting police officer

A man accused of shooting a Tucson police officer in the head was found not guilty on Wednesday in Pima County Superior Court.

January 15, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Police officer says shot to the head felt like kick from a mule

The Tucson police officer who was shot in the head while responding to a burglary testified Friday he felt intense pain, saying it was as if he had been “kicked in the head by a mule.”

January 10, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
At tribute, reminders of danger

At tribute, reminders of danger

After being shot in the head at a residential burglary call in November, Tucson police Sgt. Robert Carpenter thought he was going to die.

May 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
At tribute, reminders of danger

At tribute, reminders of danger

Sgt. Robert Carpenter, recovering from being shot in the head, said during the Police Department's Annual Fallen Officer Memorial on Wednesday that he aims to return to work because "because my extended family of officers needs me as much as I need them."

May 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Charges added in shooting of officer

Charges added in shooting of officer

Richard Mendoza Jr.

February 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Charges added in shooting of officer

Charges added in shooting of officer

Two felony counts of aggravated assault have been added to the list of charges against a burglary suspect in connection to the November shooting of a police officer.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am
Suspect held in break-ins near shooting

Suspect held in break-ins near shooting

Richard "Ricky" Mendoza Jr.

November 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Suspect arrested near police shooting facing earlier burglary charge

Suspect arrested near police shooting facing earlier burglary charge

A convicted burglar was arrested in connection with two break-ins Sunday at a midtown home where a Tucson police sergeant was shot in the head.

November 21, 2012 12:00 am

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