Another ambush killing. 1 Officer Dead, 1 Wounded In Canonsburg Shooting « CBS Pittsburgh
2 cops were called to the scene of domestic disturbance.
“Upon their arrival, the two officers were ambushed. They were shot with an unknown type of firearm,” Trooper Melinda Bonderanka said.
“When it first started, one was bleeding badly. The shooter had everyone pinned down when they were trying to get him. I don’t know where he was shot,” a firefighter said.
One officer is dead; the other is expected to survive.
Is it winter yet? I think the end of summer into fall is going to be a very long season for law enforcement. Specific threat made against Austin police officers | KXAN.com
The department says they’re assessing the legitimacy of the threat to kill officers on Sixth Street and they’re taking all steps necessary to protect their officers.
For another look at the same info… Reports: Austin police investigating threat made against cops | Dallas Morning News
The threat comes days after five officers were killed and 11 others were injured in Dallas by a lone gunman who said he wanted to kill cops. Shooter, Micah Johnson, was an Army veteran who served a stint in Afghanistan and was living in Mesquite with his family at the time of the shooting.
This is a tragedy. A traffic-stop ends up with two dead cops. 3 arrested in fatal shooting of 2 Miss. officers.
The officers have been identified as Benjamin Deen, 34, of the Sumrall area and Liquori Tate, 25, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Deen had been a past recipient of “Officer of the Year.” Tate had graduated from the police academy in 2014.
Warren Strain, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. said Marvin Banks, 29, and Joanie Calloway, 22, were each charged with two counts of capital murder.
Banks was also charged as a felon in possession of a gun, and for stealing the police cruiser. Banks’ brother was charged as an accessory after the fact.
These were the first line-of-duty deaths in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 3 decades.