Officer Jason Shuping of the Concord Police Department was killed in the line of duty on December 16, 2020 in Concord, NC.
An ALE special agent was assisting Concord Police when an armed individual opened fire on law enforcement, killing Officer Shuping and seriously injuring another officer.
The incident was on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 around 10:00 p.m., an ALE special agent was in the Concord area when he heard officers dispatched to a single-vehicle wreck on I-85. The special agent was first to arrive on scene, followed closely by a Concord police officer, and observed the vehicle was unoccupied.
An individual notified the special agent of a male suspect who attempted to carjack her vehicle near the Sonic on Gateway Lane near the Concord Mills Mall.
ALE and Concord Police arrived at the Sonic a few minutes later and located the suspect.
As the ALE special agent initiated contact with the suspect, the suspect immediately opened fire on the ALE special agent and Concord officers, striking both Concord officers. The suspect was later found deceased.
Officer Shuping was shot and killed. Another Concord officer identified as Kaleb Robinson was shot too and was rushed to the hospital.
The ALE special agent sustained minor injuries. He was treated and released by medical officials.
Less than a week ago another North Carolina police officer identified as Tyler Herndon was shot and killed.