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A 14-year veteran San Jose police officer was killed Tuesday evening in a dramatic series of events that began with a call about a suicidal man and ended when police used explosives and a robot to breach the suspect's apartment, but found him dead. More Here.
Officers Benjamin Metz, 38, and John Schwarze, 45, a K-9 handler for Lake Wales Police Department, were wounded, Velasquez said. The bullet that struck Schwarze was stopped by his duty belt. More Here.
“Officers also located multiple incendiary devices and were hampered by other hazards in the area. One of the responding officers notified dispatch that he had been shot and was unable to move. Additional officers reported they were pinned down by gunfire and unable to exit the area or continue to the victims.” More Here.
Arrest warrants have been issued for Eric Matthew Frein, 31, of Canadensis, Pa., for the Friday night shooting that killed one trooper and left another critically wounded. More Here.
The reward for info leading to an arrest was increased to $50,000 on Sunday and it would appear investigators have few, if any, clues as to who was behind the attack. It’s been more than 24 hours since any new information has come from the Pennsylvania state police about the deadly ambush on two of their own. The search for evidence continued in the wooded area around the Blooming Grove barracks on Sunday.
Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pa., during a late-night shift change Friday, leaving one dead and another injured. The shooter is believed to be at large. More Here.