The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Thursday slammed Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for creating a "culture of disrespect" that he believes led to the shooting of six Philadelphia police officers on Wednesday.
A Carter County (MO) Sheriff's deputy and a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper were shot Friday morning, leaving both with non-life-threatening injuries.
Following two police officer suicides in the span of just over 24 hours this week—the eighth and ninth of the year for the department—the president of the Patrolman's Benevolent Association delivered a blunt message to officers who might be approaching crisis leading to self-harm: "Don't f—king do it!"
Deputies with the Escambia County (FL) Sheriff's Office responded to a disturbance at a grocery store on Thursday afternoon, finding upon arrival an armed suspect shooting at customers inside the store.
The parents of the gunman who shot and killed his 22-year-old sister and eight others on Aug. 4 in Dayton, OH, have apologized for posting an obituary of the 24-year-old assailant calling him a "funny, articulate and intelligent man with striking blue eyes and a kind smile."