Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Accidental shooting

This is a tragedy.

My condolences to the victim's family.

Police: Officer accidentally shot victim
By Robert Crowe - Express-News

A police officer accidentally shot and killed a robbery victim this weekend, when he fired his service weapon at an armed suspect, authorities said Tuesday.

“This is absolutely, totally a clear case of justification of a police officer's actions,” District Attorney Susan Reed said at a press conference.

Police Chief William McManus said authorities alerted the media about the findings of their preliminary investigation to ensure transparency.

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