Police: Man shoots at CMPD officers, 4 charged

Police: Man shoots at CMPD officers, 4 charged

Irvine, J. Cook, L. Cook, O. Cook

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on February 15, 2014 at 10:56 AM

Updated Saturday, Feb 15 at 10:56 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Detectives charged four people after a man allegedly fired shots at a Charlotte-Mecklenburg officer.

Police conducted a knock and talk Friday morning in the 1800 block of Village Lake Drive. Police say Omar Cook, 25, ran upstairs when they went inside the home. That’s when Cook allegedly fired at officers.

Cook jumped from the second story and fled from the house, according to police. He was taken into custody nearby. A firearm was found on scene. Cook is now charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon on emergency personnel.

No one was hurt during the incident.

Three others, 39-year-old Lorrece Book, 27-year-old Jabari Cook and 20-year-old Tyree Irvine, are also charged. Lorrece Cook and Irvine are charged with resisting arresting and obstruction of justice. Irvine is also accused of assault on a government official. Jabari Cook faces drug charges.
 

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