01-08-2016, 09:18 PM #1
TX - Attempted murder of N. Richland Hills Officer Jeff Garner, 3 Mar 2003N. Richland Hills PD Sets Up Website In Hopes Of Solving Cold Case
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS (KRLD-AM) – The department has been looking for a man who shot Traffic Officer Jeff Garner back in March of 2003.
While an investigation has not established an identity of the gunman, it revealed that he not only robbed a bank in Watauga just prior to the shooting, he also robbed at least six other banks in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
“We consider it a cold case, but we do not consider it an unsolvable case,” says Detective Keith Bauman.So the North Richland Hills Police Department has launched a website in hopes of finding this man.
“The website that we put up has surveillance videos from several of the robberies that occurred,” says Bauman. “We have the original radio traffic from our officer’s contact with this individual. We have a wanted poster.”As for Officer Garner, “He was shot in the lower extremities and has been able to make a full recovery.”
Garner has since been promoted to lieutenant, in charge of the department’s professional standards unit.
01-08-2016, 09:20 PM #2Officer Jeff Garner was shot on March 3, 2003 while pursuing a man suspected of robbing the Bank One at 6624 Watauga Road. The shooting took place in the 7900 block of Smithfield Road in North Richland Hills. If you have information on this unsolved case, please contact Detective Whitlock at 817-427-7017 or Crime Stoppers at 817-469-8477.
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