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Suspects wanted for officer assault

Contact police if you have information concerning this suspect, a black male, approximately 25-26 years old. He has a dark complexion, weighs about 160 and is about 5’9 to 5’10 in height. He has short hair and is clean shaven. Cartavious Deonta Wallace is also a suspect.

Contact police if you have information concerning this suspect, a black male, approximately 25-26 years old. He has a dark complexion, weighs about 160 and is about 5’9 to 5’10 in height. He has short hair and is clean shaven. Cartavious Deonta Wallace is also a suspect.

ALBANY -- An investigation turned up two suspects in a June 5 gunfire assault on police during a home invasion, stated an Albany Police Department report.

Police would like the community to help identify one of the suspects and locate him. Officers know the other suspect, Cartavious Deonta Wallace, 29, but seek help locating him.

Police released a sketch of the unknown suspect. He is described as a 25-year-old, dark-skinned black man standing between 5 feet 9 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He had short hair and was clean shaven.

Wallace, with the street name Fat, was described as a black man standing 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 139 pounds. He may have his hair in small twists.

The men are believed to have fired on 27-year-old Officer Willie Hall while officers responded to a home invasion on the 500 block of Haley Street. A bullet hit Hall in his left forearm, went into his vest and ricocheted into his cellphone.

Other officers came under fire during the home invasion. At the time, lead Detective Arthur Tyler said all the suspects wee armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on the suspects is advised not to approach them but to call call investigations at (229) 431-3288 or Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477). The Spanish speaking APD-COP Tip Line is (229) 434-2677.

Crime Stoppers is an anonymous tipline. People with information could become eligible for cash rewards.