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Master Patrol Officer Jeremiah Montgomery Goodson Jr.Master Police Officer Jeremiah Goodson was shot and killed as he and another  officer attempted to arrest a homicide suspect at a local gas station in the  5000 block of Fayetteville Road.  Officer Goodson, who was off duty, was  at the gas station and recognized the subject as being wanted for homicide.   He called the police department and notified other officers of the subject’s  location.   Another officer arrived and the two began to approach the car the  subject was sitting in. The man opened fire from inside the vehicle, striking  Officer Goodson in the chest. The second officer and other responding units took  the man into custody.  Officer Goodson had served with the Lumberton  Police Department for six years.

 Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/21334-master-police-officer-jeremiah-goodson#ixzz20vHhfbJF

 On behalf of the Wake & District family we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the Lumberton Police Department on their loss.

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