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Police Release Taser Video from Night Murder Suspect Was Shot

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On Sept. 15, detective Jeff Carter and other members of Fort Smith and Oklahoma law enforcement went to arrest Elvis Aaron Thacker, 22, and Johnathan Don James Edward Thacker, 21, on a rape complaint and to speak with them about the Sept. 13 slaying of 22-year-old Briana Jane Ault.
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Elvis Thacker allegedly stabbed detective James Melson, and Carter shot Thacker, according to a police report.

Elvis Thacker remains in critical condition at Sparks Regional Medical Center, according to a nursing supervisor.

Shue said a review of the video taken from detective Kyle Story's Taser confirmed officer statements that Elvis Thacker repeatedly stabbed Melson and refused to respond to multiple orders to drop the knife and to being shocked with a stun gun before Carter shot him twice.

"There was no peaceful resolution of the

Added: Sep-29-2010 Occurred On: Sep-16-2010
By: jbpnw
Tags: caught on tape, taser video, gun video, taser, ft smith police
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