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Kan. Tactical Officers Shoot, Kill Cop Killer

December 17, 2012  | 

Photo courtesy of Inventorchris/Flickr.
Photo courtesy of Inventorchris/Flickr.

Topeka (Kan.) Police officers shot and killed the suspect who killed two of their own after tactical officers flushed the armed man out of his home with tear gas early Monday.

David Tiscareno, 22, was pronounced dead at the hospital following an end to a stand-off at 6 a.m. He was carrying a gun as he left the home when officers opened fire and killed him. Tactical officers had surrounded his home in the 300 block of SW Western Avenue.

Officers with the Topeka PD and Shawnee County Sheriff's Office had secured a perimeter around Tiscareno's home. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation sent its High Risk Response Team, according to a Topeka PD release.

Tiscareno had a criminal record that included a theft and weapons conviction, reports the Kansas City Star.

Topeka PD's Cpl. David Gogian, 50, and Officer Jeff Atherly, 29, were shot after they responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle at a central Topeka grocery store.


Two Kansas Officers Fatally Shot Outside Market

Comments (7)

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Chuck @ 12/17/2012 6:36 PM

Good riddence you pos. I hope you lingered in pain

Morning Eagle @ 12/17/2012 11:49 PM

After reading all the articles about officers being shot on this edition I find this the best news of all. Good job Topeka! We all know this will not bring back your comrades but at least this POS will never hurt anyone else and he will not get to be supported by the taxpayers while sitting I prison for years filing endless appeals the way far too many killers do now days. My thoughts are with the families and friends of these two officers who were only trying to do a dangerous job trying to keep their community safe from scum like this.

Robert @ 12/18/2012 5:52 AM

I 2nd Good riddance you pos. I hope you lingered in pain!!! Job well done officers. God Bless all of you and your families.

Trigger @ 12/18/2012 6:51 AM

This past week has not been good for the law enforcement profession. This lad was sent to his Maker for judgement. Glad that no one else was injured.
Rest in Peace Brothers.

Jim A @ 12/18/2012 11:53 AM

It is not our job to judge or punish. We cross the line when that occurs. These tactical officers did not judge or punish. They did their job - and rather excellently, I might add. No more officers were killed or injured and one killer is off the streets of Kansas.

S.S @ 12/18/2012 12:00 PM

sorry Jim I'm still glad that the p.o.s. is dead, and I hope he did suffer in pain before finally dying.

Al j @ 12/18/2012 12:10 PM

Good job brothers, unfortunately for him, just before this scumbag was sent to meet his maker and answer for the crime, two police officers had a talk with his maker before his arrival. I am sorry for the loss of these to police officers.

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