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Shots Fired: Gaston County, N.C. 07/06/2009  

January 31, 2010

Shaw tried to deflect the gun with the flashlight in his left hand. But hearing the shot, he jumped back, landing on his backside about seven feet away from Burris.

Shots Fired: San Antonio, Texas 09•08•2008  

December 29, 2009

As rounds smacked into the walls and furniture about Garcia and Roell, Garcia fired two quick bursts toward the top of the stairs.

Shots Fired: Palm Desert, California 03•30•1996  

November 19, 2009

"But you're making it my problem," Hendrix told Ripley. "I can't just let you shoot these people. This is not the way to handle this."

Dep. Dave Lawler received the Medal of Honor from the Linn County (Ore.) Sheriff's Office for his action in saving a hostage.

Shots Fired: Brownsville, Oregon 02•16•2008  

October 14, 2009

Sgt. Lawler popped up over the hood of the Pontiac just as Thompson's upper torso rose off the pavement, his gun again swinging in Lawler's direction.

Officer Bill Palmer was one of several Minneapolis PD officers who encountered more than they bargained for at the apartment of an emotionally disturbed person.

Shots Fired: Minneapolis, Minnesota 06•12•2000  

September 17, 2009

The officers didn't know how many people were in the apartment and who else could either be at risk of injury from the knife-wielding Schneider or pose a threat to them.

Shots Fired: College Park, Maryland 11•06•2006  

August 19, 2009

As rounds flew back and forth before him like some ballistic tennis match, Soden got back to his feet and in the fight. Lining up his sights on the suspect nearest him, he fired.

Inspired by his father's example, Scott Magro also joined the military and then law enforcement as an officer with the Spring Hill (Tenn.) Police Department.

Shots Fired: Spring Hill, Tennessee 11•05•2003  

July 22, 2009

This is what Magro had trained for, why he had spent his nights performing the mundane duties associated with being a small town police officer, to take down a dangerous threat to the community.

Shots Fired: South Congaree, S.C. 09•20•2003  

June 18, 2009

Pruitt had to go on the offensive. His mind went to his backup gun, which he kept in his uniform pants. He reached for it.

Shots Fired: Edina, Minnesota 08•15•2002  

May 22, 2009

Elasky rose and aimed his Gun at the robber using a Weaver stance, his feet centered and his body positioned for as much cover as the counter could afford. Then he opened fire.

Shots Fired: Falls Church, Virginia 01•21•1999  

April 17, 2009

The hair on the back of his neck stood on end as though the very air about him suddenly became ionized with some ill-defined threat. The officer couldn't suppress the sensation that something was terribly wrong.

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