Bellaire Corporal Jimmie Norman Fatally Shot After Making Traffic Stop, Suspect in Police Custody

Corporal Jimmie Norman
Bellaire TX Corporal Jimmie Norman shot while making traffic stop (Photo credit: Bellaire Police)

FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER:  Bellaire Corporal Jimmie Norman was shot and killed after making a traffic stop near the intersection of Jessamine Street and Maple Ridge Street Monday morning.

During the stop the subject sped away, leading the officer on a short pursuit. The subject pulled into a service station in the 5600 block of Bellaire Boulevard. As Corporal Norman attempted to remove the subject from the car the man opened fire, fatally wounding him.The subject then fired at bystanders, killing the service station manager. He then fired on other responding officers, but was wounded by return fire and taken into custody. Source

Corporal Jimmie Norman, who served with the Bellaire Police Department for 23 years, is survived by his wife and children.