A fugitive trying to evade an arrest warrant shot a Tampa-area police officer and then ran him over Sunday, killing the officer, police said.
Marco Antonio Parilla Jr., 23, crashed his car into a pole and another vehicle after running over Tarpon Springs Officer Charles Kondek, 45. Parilla was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder.
Kondek, a father of six, had been with the force 17 years. He had served with the NYPD for more than five years, authorities said. Authorities said Kondek responded to a noise call around 2 a.m. at an apartment complex. They said Parilla was pounding on doors looking for a neighbor who "dimed him out" to police, and fired when he saw Kondek, striking him once above his bullet-proof vest. - AP