TX Father And Son Suspected In Multistate Crime Spree

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two suspects in a multistate crime spree that left a North Carolina couple dead and their home torched are from Texas. Edward Campbell, 54, and his son Eric Campbell, 21, were caught in a New Year’s Day shootout that wounded two West Virginia police officers, authorities said Friday.

Investigators began piecing together the crime Thursday around 4 p.m. when two Lewisburg, West Virginia, officers pulled over an SUV on a highway outside the city, Lt. Michael Baylous of the West Virginia State Police said in a news release. The SUV had a North Carolina license plate showing it had been stolen, according to police.

During the traffic stop, a second vehicle — a truck — pulled over nearby.

As the officers conducted the stop, the driver of the truck shot at them with a handgun, wounding both officers, Baylous said. One officer returned fire, wounding the…

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