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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

[NYPD] Officer Smikle's weapon removed yet he shot, killed his NYPD wife Lana Morris and himself

NYPD officer Sherlon Smikle, who had a reported history of domestic violence, shot and killed his wife Lana Morris, a mother and NYPD Safety Officer for Queen's Village public school, as she ran from their home. He then shot and killed himself. His duty weapon had already been confiscated due to reported domestic violence. He used a shotgun to commit his final crime. An eight year old little girl is left behind. May she be surrounded with love on every side, and angels. Blessings of strength to the families and friends.

There's no pics of Lana so I'm not posting pics of Sherlon. This double death was in the paper a few days and then all fell silent. What will ever be NEW at NYPD? How many deaths does it take 'til NYPD knows?

...[NYPD Officer Sherlon Smikle] had his badge and gun yanked in May after he slapped his spouse... Sherlon Smikle was not charged because she was not badly injured, but he was given a “do not harass" order that allowed him to stay in the family home in St. Albans if he behaved himself...

QUEENS NYPD COP SHOOTS WIFE TO DEATH THEN KILLS SELF: A 33-year-old NYPD officer, who works the Brooklyn public housing beat, shot his wife outside the family's Camden Blvd. home in St. Albans then went inside and took his own life.
New York Daily News
Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 10:26 Pm
Updated: Thursday, June 6, 2013, 10:18 Am
[Excerpts] ...Law enforcement sources said [NYPD officer Sherlon] Smikle, an eight-year veteran assigned to Brooklyn public housing, had recently had his police-issued weapon taken away. As [Lana] Morris, 46, clung to life in the street, neighbors rushed to the aid of the school-safety agent, who was wearing her uniform... “She was laying by the side of the curb." Authorities rushed the woman to Queens General Hospital. She could not be saved... [Full article here]

Queens Courier
Thursday, June 6th, 2013
[Excerpts] ...“I look outside and I’m seeing this lady face down in the street... I looked out and I said, ‘That looks like Lana.’”...Morris worked as a school safety officer and was still in her uniform when she was shot by her husband... Cops showed up at the couple’s door approximately two weeks ago, responding to a domestic violence call. Neighbors said Smikle was asked to leave the home... The couple has one daughter, [L.], 8, who was not home at the time of the shooting. Neighbors say it was well known that Smikle loved his little girl, and Sanders said he frequently saw her father walk her to school. “He was crazy about that girl, she looked just like him,” said Ellis. Before things went awry, Smikle and Morris were also frequently seen working together on their garden in the front yard... [Full article here]

ABCLocal.go, WABC
Thursday, June 06, 2013
[Excerpts] Police in Queens are investigating the death of one of their own Thursday, after he allegedly shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself... Both of the deceased worked for the NYPD... Sources say the 33-year-old officer had his service weapon taken away a few weeks ago after a domestic dispute with his wife, who was a New York City school safety agent... Smikle had been assigned to the 83rd Precinct in Bushwick, Brooklyn, but he had be reassigned after the domestic dispute with his wife. [Full article here]

COP WHO KILLED SELF AFTER MURDERING WIFE HAD HIS GUN AND BADGE TAKEN AWAY IN MAY FOR SLAPPING HIS SPOUSE: Sherlon Smikle was not charged because she was not badly injured. It remains unclear where and when he got a shotgun.
New York Daily News
June 6, 2013, 11:12 Am
Updated: Friday, June 7, 2013
[Excerpts] The crazed cop who murdered his wife on a Queens street with four shotgun blasts before killing himself had his badge and gun yanked in May after he slapped his spouse... Sherlon Smikle was not charged because she was not badly injured, but he was given a “do not harass" order that allowed him to stay in the family home in St. Albans if he behaved himself... And Smikle was also supposed to turn in whatever guns he had at home because of concerns he might harm his wife... Smikle handed in his 9-mm. Glock service weapon and his personal 9-mm. Sig Sauer handgun. Police are unsure where and when he got a shotgun... [Full article here]

New York Post
Updated: 5:25 AM, June 7, 2013
...[NYPD police officer Sherlon] Smikle was transferred last month from the 83rd Precinct to the Housing Bureau, where he worked a post watching surveillance video from city housing projects, a law-enforcement source said... A source said the couple had recently purchased a new home outside the country... [Full article here]

Digital Journal
Jun 10, 2013
...[Lana] Morris, who is employed as an NYPD school-safety agent, contacted Paragon Security and Locksmith the day of her murder, asking for the two locks on the front-door of her house to be changed. Morris already had a restraining order against Smikle but apparently sought additional protection. The doomed wife contacted Safe Horizon, an organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence in the New York metro area, which recommended Pargon... [Full article here]

COP KILLS WIFE, SELF AT ST. ALBANS HOME: NYPD officer Sherlon Smikle shot his wife to death outside their Camden Avenue home in St. Albans
Queens Chronicle
June 11, 2013
[Excerpts] A 33-year-old NYPD officer with a reported history of domestic violence shot and killed his wife as she ran from their St. Albans home on June 5 before killing himself. Police are calling the incident a murder-suicide. A neighbor, who asked that his name not be used, said his daughter saw Sherlon Smikle, an eight-year veteran of the department, chase Lana Morris, 46, a [NYPD] school safety officer, out of their house at 183-60 Camden Ave. and shoot her repeatedly with a shotgun. “Then he went back into the house and she heard one more shot,” he said... [Full article here]
(Back dated 9/22/2013)
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