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Suspect killed in shootout with police after killing school teacher who was helping friend escape domestic violence


Dimitri Humphrey, the man wanted for killing a third-grade teacher in Houston earlier this month, was killed in a shootout with police on Wednesday.

Dimitri Humphrey

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According to authorities, they gathered intelligence on Humphrey. Police said Humphrey arrived at his home around 1 p.m., got out of his car, and went to a nearby park where he sat on a slide. Police Executive A*sistant Chief Larry Satterwhite said officers surrounded Humphrey, who then stood up and started running.

While running, Satterfield said Humphrey pulled out a gun and started shooting. Five officers returned fire, and a gun battle ensued as Humphrey ran up a hill behind a vacant home. After officers returned fire, they later found Humphrey dead behind the vacant house, with his gun beside him.

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Investigators had been searching for Humphrey since he shot and killed 26-year-old Shantavia Redd**k on September 9th. Redd**k was on her way to intervene in a domestic violence situation between her friend and Humphrey,when he pulled out his gun, and shot Redd**k and her dog multiple times. 

29-year-old Shantavia Redd**k

Redd**k’s death has left her students and coworkers reeling. She was a third-grade teacher at Smith Elementary School, which is part of the Spring Independent School District in Houston.

Redd**k was named the Rookie Teacher of the Year by the district at the end of the 2021-2022 school year.

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