June 2, 2019 – In Breaking News – Western Journal
A retired St. Louis City police captain was reportedly shot and killed outside of a looted pawn shop on Monday night.
Police found 77-year-old David Dorn outside of Lee’s Pawn and Jewelry store around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, KMOV reported.
(A retired St. Louis City police captain was shot and killed outside of a looted North City pawn shop overnight and now a $10,000 reward is offered for any information. Courtesy of KMOV St. Louis and YouTube. Posted on Jun 2, 2020.)
KMOV anchor Laura Hettiger reported that Dorn was “trying to stop the looting” at the pawnshop.
— Laura Hettiger (@LauraKHettiger) June 2, 2020
Police said Dorn was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering a gunshot wound to the torso, KTVI reported.
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Police Chief John Hayden said Dorn died while using his law enforcement training, so the department is wearing mourning bands.
(St. Louis’ top cop got emotional while searching for answers about the violence that’s hitting the city and communities around the country following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Courtesy of KSDK News and YouTube. Posted on Jun 2, 2020.)
“He was the type of brother that would’ve given his life to save them if he had to,” The Ethical Society of Police in St. Louis tweeted.
“Violence is not the answer, whether it’s a citizen or officer.”
One of the people murdered last night was a retired St. Louis City Captain. He was murdered by looters at a pawnshop. He was the type of brother that would’ve given his life to save them if he had to.
Violence is not the answer, whether it’s a citizen or officer.
— Ethical Society of Police – ESOP (@ESOP_STL) June 2, 2020
Dorn spent 38 years with the St. Louis Police Department before he was hired as the Moline Acres police chief in 2008, according to a 2008 report by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
He started as a rookie patrol officer in 1969 and was a captain when he retired in October 2007.
CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information leading to an arrest. You can call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).
Suspect Arrested in Shooting that left Las Vegas Metro Officer in Critical Condition
June 2, 2019 – In Breaking News – KOLO News Now
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has released new details into a shooting Monday night that left a police officer in critical condition.
Investigators say 20-year-old Edgar Samaniego was tracked down to a motel across the street from the shooting.
— LVMPD (@LVMPD) June 2, 2020
Officers were responding to S. Las Vegas Boulevard to assist with a group of rioters who police say were throwing rocks and bottles at officers.
As officers were taking a person into custody, a gunshot was fired from across the street, hitting LVMPD Officer Shay Mikalonis.
Mikalonis was taken to University Medical Center Trauma and remains in critical condition.
(Las Vegas police are outside UMC where an officer remains on life support as of last check at 3:30 a.m. Police are expected to update the media this morning. Courtesy of KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas and YouTube. Posted on Jun 2, 2020.)
Samaniego was identified through video surveillance.
He was taken to the Clark County Detention Center and booked on one count of Attempted Murder of a Police Officer and two counts of Unlawful Discharging of a Firearm.
Continue reading… Suspect arrested in shooting that left Las Vegas Metro Officer in critical condition
California Federal Officer Fatally Shot During Oakland Protests
The FBI San Francisco Division, the Oakland Police Department (OPD), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), continue to investigate a shooting incident that took place at the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building in Oakland on May 29, 2020.
One officer was killed and another was injured.
FBI agents and members of the FBI Evidence Response Team are conducting interviews, following leads, and collecting evidence as part of the ongoing investigation in conjunction with OPD investigators.
FBI agents have identified the deceased victim as Dave Patrick Underwood, born February 12, 1967.
(Patrick Underwood has been identified as the Federal Protective Service officer who was shot and killed Friday night. Officials say he was watching over the George Floyd protest in Oakland and police say it was most likely a targeted attack. Courtesy of ABC7 News Bay Area and YouTube. Posteed on May 31, 2020.)
Underwood died from gunshot wounds sustained after shots were fired by an unidentified subject in a vehicle.
The FBI extends our deepest condolences to the victims and their families, and requests that their privacy is respected during this difficult time.
The shooting occurred on federal property, and the victims were working on duty as contract security officers for the Department of Homeland Security Federal Protective Service (FPS).
The FBI is the lead investigative agency and will continue working closely with OPD as this investigation continues.
FBI San Francisco has not yet determined a motive for this shooting. The investigation is ongoing.
No arrests have been made yet at this time. Any information regarding this crime can be made at tips.fbi.gov.
All tips can remain anonymous.
Editor’s note: Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of Retired St. Louis Police Captain Dorn, Las Vegas Metro Police Officer Shay Mikalonis, and Federal Protective Police Officer Dave Patrick Underwood, both blood and blue.
Thank you for your bravery in serving the citizens of our nation, with pride and distinction. Our hearts are heavy with your loss. You will not be forgotten.
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