'Severely Battered' Off-Duty Delaware Trooper Shoots, Kills Boyfriend: Police - NBC 10 Philadelphia

'Severely Battered' Off-Duty Delaware Trooper Shoots, Kills Boyfriend: Police

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    Police say an off-duty state trooper shot and killed her abusive boyfriend late Sunday night. NBC10 Delaware Bureau Reporter Tim Furlong has the latest on the investigation. (Published Monday, May 22, 2017)

    An off-duty Delaware trooper used her service weapon to shoot and kill her boyfriend during a domestic incident overnight.

    New Castle County and Delaware State police responded to a townhouse in Pike Creek around 11:15 p.m. Sunday after the trooper called 911, state police said.

    Officers and troopers found the off-duty trooper "severely battered" and the man with a gunshot wound to his chest, investigators said.

    The man, identified as Maurice Ifill, 43, of Maryland, died at Christian Medical Center a short time later, police said.

    Trooper Shoots Boyfriend in Off-Duty Fight: Police

    [PHI] Trooper Shoots Boyfriend in Off-Duty Fight: Police

    NBC10 Delaware reporter Tim Furlong reports from the scene of a shooting in Pike Creek where a Delaware State Trooper allegedly shot her boyfriend during a domestic incident. 

    (Published Monday, May 22, 2017)

    The woman, an 8-year state police veteran, was hospitalized with serious injuries and was listed in stable condition Monday afternoon.

    Ifill had a series of previous charges in the state of Maryland, including multiple accusations of domestic violence, according to court records.

    It was unclear if there were any previous domestic incidents at the home, police said. The couple were home alone at the time.

    No word what, if any, charges could be filed.