Auxiliary police officer questioned in Bible school death

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by David Ham

WVEC.com

Posted on October 6, 2010 at 5:13 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 6 at 5:18 PM

PINETOPS, NC -- Officer Christopher David Amyx has been questioned in the Sunday shooting death of Jonathan Schipper in a dorm at Mid-Atlantic Christian University.

The town says Amyx started his position as an auxiliary officer on May 1, typically working two 120-hour shifts a month.

On October 3, while off-duty and away from the Town of Pinetops, Officer Amyx was involved in a fatal shooting incident in Elizabeth City.

The Elizabeth City Police Department is investigating the incident.

While the investigation is conducted, Officer Amyx is on administrative leave in accordance with the standard practice and procedures of the Town of Pinetops Police Department.

 

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