Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 4 Share on Twitter 1 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News   

"Targeted": Four Police Shootings in Three States in 24 Hours Rattle Authorities

Quicklink Submitted By   No comments
Become a Premium Member Would you like to know how many people have read this article? Or how reputable the author is? Simply sign up for a Advocate premium membership and you'll automatically see this data on every article. Plus a lot more, too.
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples
Become a Fan
  (49 fans)

San Antonio police officer fatally shot while writing ticket
San Antonio police officer fatally shot while writing ticket
(Image by Tiocfaidh a'r la' 1916)
  Details   DMCA

Four police shootings in three states on Sunday that left one officer dead and three wounded had authorities across the country grappling with the sudden burst of violence — and preparing for more on Monday. And in one city, San Antonio, where 20-year veteran Det. Benjamin Marconi was shot dead on Sunday morning during a traffic stop, the police chief offered a chilling assessment of the suspect's possible motive. "I feel we were targeted," William McManus told reporters Monday. "I think the uniform was the target and the first person who happened along was the person he targeted." Otis Tyrone McCain, 31, was captured Monday afternoon in connection with Marconi's killing, McManus said. The news came amid an FBI-assisted nationwide manhunt.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.nbcnews.com

 

Must Read 1   Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Sheila Samples Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags
Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: