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St. Louis PD Officers Duane Hollinshed (left) and Matthew Simpson received the Medal of Valor for their actions.

Shots Fired: St. Louis, Missouri 10/01/2007  

March 26, 2010

A 17-year-old member of the 41 Delmar Mob gang stopped, spinning and opening fire on the two officers with his 9mm pistol.

Shots Fired: Reno, Nevada 02/23/1984  

February 23, 2010

Hastings walked to the Fireside Lounge on the corner of Fourth and Lake Streets, dialed up his favorite federal agent on a pay phone, and fessed up to having some 13 stolen antique knives and a stolen Beretta on his person. Oh, and he wanted to turn himself in.

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.

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