D.C. Chief: Second Officer Shot In Navy Yard Shooting
September 24, 2013
A second Metropolitan (D.C.) Police officer was hit by gunfire during last week's shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, Chief Cathy Lanier said Tuesday.
During her monthly appearance on NewsChannel 8's "NewsTalk" show, Lanier said a second officer was struck by two rounds in the chest, but his ballistic vest saved his life.
Officer Scott Williams, a 23-year veteran, was hit twice in the legs and remains hospitalized. She expects him to be released this week, reports the Washington Post.
Displaying 1 - 1 of 1
Greg @ 9/26/2013 4:03 AM
Good thing the officer had his vest...sure didn't get help from the Capital's SWAT team...pity they disturbed their bosse's breakfast.
Join the Discussion
Other Recent News
A 73-year-old Oklahoma volunteer deputy charged in the fatal shooting of a suspect in...
Thinking fast, Ramirez swerved his Dodge Caravan between the officer and the shooter,...
The man who hit her, 41-year-old Frank "Trey" Shephard, was shot by two Houston PD...
"This was his service gun, small and special; this is what he carried on him," said Davis,...
Los Angeles police went on a citywide tactical alert Thursday after two shootings in Palms...