Orlando Police said they have captured the fugitive accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and the sergeant shot while attempting to bring him into custody.
“We’ve got him!,” the department’s Twitter page posted Tuesday, more than a week after Markeith Loyd allegedly killed Sgt. Debra Clayton at a local Walmart.
Someone had told Clayton that a fellow shopper matched the description of Loyd, who had already been on the run for weeks after the death of his girlfriend Sade Dixon in December.
Police said that the fugitive opened fire after being confronted in the parking lot by the officer, who died at a local hospital.