Corby Dean Bradford (4765)

5/5/2009: According to Houston Police Department, which investigated the incident, Bradford attacked Metro Officers J.P. Zepeda and R.L. Harrington with a knife. According to Houston Chronicle, Officer Harrington fatally shot Bradford in the heart. A stray bullet struck Guadalupe Acosta in the arm as she passed the three men. Acosta sued Metro for damages. It was the department's first fatal shooting since it was founded in 1989.

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