4 dead after endeavored traffic stop in Maryland as manhunt in progress for previous cops

Four individuals were articulated dead after an endeavored traffic stop in Maryland, as a manhunt was in progress in the state for two previous cops who were viewed as equipped and perilous. On Thursday night, police affirmed two of the perished were the previous officials.

Three travelers were articulated dead at the scene in Smithsburg late Thursday evening, including a female driver, a grown-up man and one kid, as indicated by Maryland State Police.

A fourth traveler, another kid, was medevacked to a nearby medical clinic and articulated dead, police said.

Each of the four seemed to have been shot, Elena Russo, a representative for Maryland State Police, said during a press instructions. The vehicle had run off the street and hit a fence line, she said.

Maryland State Police said in an assertion later Thursday that they had the option to recognize the perished people.


The lady in the passenger seat of the vehicle was Tia Bynum, 35, a previous Baltimore County cop. She was articulated dead on the scene by crisis clinical benefit work force. Bynum was needed by the Baltimore County Police Department and considered furnished and perilous, they said. The man in the rearward sitting arrangement was distinguished as Robert Vicosa, 41, likewise a previous cop. He was additionally articulated dead on the scene and was recently needed for perpetrating different lawful offense violations in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Police accept the two adolescents situated in the secondary lounge were Vicosa’s kids, the police division said. One was articulated dead at the scene and the different was moved by police to Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, where she was likewise articulated dead.

The two grown-ups and the two kids have been moved to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for dissection, police said.

This is a mind boggling occurrence. It will require some investment, Russo said. We are truly endeavoring to get what happened.

Baltimore County Police delivered this banner of Robert Vicosa and Tia Bynum needed for equipped theft and grabbing.

Russo would not affirm Thursday evening if the lethal episode was identified with the manhunt for previous Baltimore County cops Vicosa and Bynum, who were being looked for a supposed grabbing and outfitted burglary that happened Wednesday in Baltimore County, Maryland. Vicosa has likewise been blamed for taking a vehicle in York County, Pennsylvania, and escaping with his two youthful girls recently.

Russo said that agents accept the Smithsburg occurrence is possibly identified with two episodes in Maryland and Pennsylvania