Atlanta police on lookout for shooting suspect; Daytona officer ID’d

Atlanta police are on the lookout for an “armed and dangerous” man who allegedly shot a Daytona Beach, Florida, officer in the head Wednesday night.
Othal Wallace, 29, may be traveling in a gray 2016 Honda CRV, according to Daytona Beach Police. The vehicle has California plates with tag number 7TNX532, according to multiple news outlets. (Daytona Police Department)

Atlanta police are on the lookout for an “armed and dangerous” man who allegedly shot a Daytona Beach, Florida, officer in the head Wednesday night. Othal Wallace, 29, may be traveling in a gray 2016 Honda CRV, according to Daytona Beach Police. The vehicle has California plates with tag number 7TNX532, according to multiple news outlets. (Daytona Police Department)

Atlanta police are on the lookout for an “armed and dangerous” man who allegedly shot a Daytona Beach, Florida, officer in the head Wednesday night.

Othal Wallace, 29, may be traveling in a gray 2016 Honda CRV, according to Daytona Beach Police. The vehicle has California plates with tag number 7TNX532, according to multiple news outlets.

Daytona Beach Police released body camera footage of the moments leading up to the shooting. (WARNING: This video may not be suitable for all readers.)

The 26-year-old Daytona Beach officer was identified by Police Chief Jakari Young. Officer Jason Raynor, who has been with the department since February 2019, remains in critical condition at Halifax Medical Center, Young said.

About 9 p.m. Wednesday, Raynor responded to a suspicious incident near Kingston Avenue in Daytona Beach. A short time later, the officer’s radio communication went silent, officers said.

When other officers arrived, they found Raynor shot on the ground.

Young said several local, state and federal agencies are searching for Wallace.

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