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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

[AL] Selma Police Officer shot and killed his ex-girlfriend Keoshia Hill (aka Yoshi), her step-father Bill Jackson, then himself

Selma Police Officer Dwight Moorer shot and killed his ex-girlfriend Keoshia Hill (aka Yoshi), her step-father Bill Jackson, and himself on June 2nd, 2013


...“This hurts us so deeply,” Selma Chief of Police William T. Riley told The Selma Times-Journal. “It’s bad enough to see the loss of life, but to know that one of our officers, one of our own, would go out and do something like this is devastating”...

KEOSHIA L. HILL
Selma Times Journal
Published 5:07pm Thursday, June 6, 2013
Ms. Keoshia L. Hill, 28, resident of Selma, passed away June 2, 2013 in Selma. Services will be held Saturday, June 8, 2013, 1:00 p.m. at Southside High School Gym officiated by Rev. Curtis Jackson. Burial will follow in Sandridge Cemetery, King Bends Road directed by Miller Funeral Service of Selma. [LINK]

SELMA POLICE STUNNED THAT OFF-DUTY OFFICER KILLED TWO, THEN SELF OVER THE WEEKEND
WSFA
Jun 3, 2013
[Excerpts] The Selma Police Department is in a state of shock after having to confirm that one of their own officers shot two people to death over the weekend before turning the gun on himself. Selma PD says the officer, identified as Dwight Moorer, was off-duty when he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend, 28-year-old Keoshia L. Hill and her step-father, 59-year-old Bill Jackson... At the Selma Police Department, Chief William Riley describes his force as 'stunned and speechless.' The department never saw it coming. Riley tells WSFA 12 News Moorer was a good officer... [Full article here]

MR. BILL JACKSON
Selma Times Journal
Published 5:08pm Thursday, June 6, 2013
Mr. Bill Jackson, 59, resident of Selma, passed away June 2, 2013 at Vaughan Regional Hospital. Services will be held Saturday, June 8, 2013, 1:00 p.m. at Southside High School Gym officiated by Rev. Curtis Jackson. Burial will follow in Sandridge Cemetery, King Bends Road directed by Miller Funeral Service of Selma. [LINK]

DALLAS COUNTY DA: SELMA POLICE OFFICER WHO FATALLY SHOT EX-GIRLFRIEND, HER STEPFATHER HAD PTSD
al.com
June 4, 2013
[Excerpts] Selma Police Chief William Riley is remaining mum on the mental state of one of his police officers [Dwight Moorer] who apparently fatally shot his ex-girlfriend [Keoshia L. Hill] and her stepfather [Bill Jackson] before turning the gun on himself on Sunday... [Dallas County District Attorney Michael] Jackson states Moorer appeared to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder from his tours to Iraq with the Army... Moorer was sued for child support by two women within five months of each other in 2009... That same year, Moorer was ticketed for driving 85 mph in a 65 mph zone... The murder-suicide is being investigated by the Alabama Bureau of Investigation. [Full article here]

NAMES OF OFF-DUTY SELMA POLICE OFFICER, VICTIMS INVOLVED IN MURDER-SUICIDE RELEASED
al.com
June 03, 2013
[Excerpts] A Selma Police officer on the force for five years is accused of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and her stepfather before turning the gun on himself on Sunday afternoon. The officer has been identified as Dwight Moorer, 28... The names of the victims were released Monday as being 28-year-old Keoshia L. Hill of Selma and 59-year-old Bill Jackson of Selma... [Full article here]

ALABAMA POLICE OFFICER FATALLY SHOOTS EX-GIRLFRIEND, HER STEPFATHER AND HIMSELF
Raw Story
By David Edwards
Monday, June 3, 2013 10:38 EDT
[Excerpts]
Police in Selma, Alabama have confirmed that one of their officers shot and killed two people before turning the gun on himself... “This hurts us so deeply,” Selma Chief of Police William T. Riley told The Selma Times-Journal. “It’s bad enough to see the loss of life, but to know that one of our officers, one of our own, would go out and do something like this is devastating”... [Full article here]

OFF-DUTY OFFICER SHOOTS, KILLS TWO OTHERS, THEN HIMSELF
Selma Times Journal
By Tim Reeves
Published 11:00pm Monday, June 3, 2013
[Excerpts] ...“This is a terrible and tragic situation,” [Selma Chief of Police William T.] Riley said Sunday evening. “All of our hearts go out to the victims and the families involved”... Court records show two women sued Moorer for child support within five months of each other in 2009, claiming he was the father of their young daughters. Moorer didn’t contest either paternity claim and instead acknowledged being the father of both children... Riley said it is proper procedure to turn the investigation over to the ABI since the shooting involved a member of the Selma Police Department... [Full article here]

SGT. OFF. DWIGHT MOORER JR.
Selma Times Journal
Published 5:06pm Thursday, June 6, 2013
Sgt. Off. Dwight Moorer Jr., 28, resident of Selma, passed away June 2, 2013 in Selma. Services will be held June 8, 2013, 12:00 noon at Ellwood Community Church officiated by Pastor Gary Crum. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery directed by Lewis Brothers Funeral Home. [LINK]
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