Officer Who Shot Suspect at Rock Hill Gas Station on Paid Leave
Placing an officer on paid administrative leave is standard procedure in these types of situations, says Rock Hill City Manager George Liyeos.
The Rock Hill police officer who fatally shot a man Wednesday at the Conoco Gas Station is on paid administrative leave.
City Manager George Liyeos said the officer was experienced, and that in cases like this, it is standard procedure to place an officer on paid administrative leave. He said the St. Louis County Police Department is still handling the investigation.
Patch has a call into Randy Vaughn, a St. Louis County police spokesman, for additional information on the case, and will provide updates as they become available.
On Wednesday afternoon Kevin Worley, the man allegedly suspected in Friday's Rock Hill home invasion, was fatally shot in the chest at the gas station at 9601 Manchester Rd. The Rev. Steve Robinson Worley,Worley's father, called KMOV-TV Wednesday night saying his son was "suffering from a mental breakdown."
On Friday, a man allegedly armed with a silver handgun, walked into a home in the 1500 block of Blue Bell Lane. He entered through an unlocked door, stayed for about 10 minutes demanding the woman's vehicle and then drove away in her Honda CRV. She was not hurt in the incident.
See previous stories:
- Man Shot in Rock Hill 'Suffered Mental Breakdown,' Father Says
- Man Shot at Rock Hill Gas Station May Have Been Home Invasion Suspect
- Shooting Reported at Rock Hill Gas Station
- Police Urge Residents to Lock Their Doors After Recent Home Invasion
- Rock Hill Police Seek Public's Help in Finding Home Invasion Suspect