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Rose Hill Officer Shot Now Recovering At Home

Posted September 13, 2005

— A Rose Hill police officer who was shot while on the job is now recovering at home.

Officer Mitchell Anderson was released from the hospital Tuesday morning. A spokesman with the Rose Hill Police Department said it was not known when Anderson would be able to return to work.

A statewide manhunt, meanwhile, continues for the suspect in the officer's shooting, Tyrone David Williams. Williams is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill/inflicting serious injury, assault with a gun on a law enforcement officer, possession of a firearm by a felon and felonious larceny.

Authorities say Williams is considered to be armed and extremely dangerous.

Williams is described as black, with dreadlocks, 6 feet tall, 220 pounds. He has a scar on his abdomen and walks with a limp.

Anyone who has seen Williams or has any information about the case should contact the Rose Hill Police Department at

(910) 289-3020

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