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Four Police Officers Shot In Three States In One Day

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Four Police Officers Shot In Three States In One Day

2016-11-21 15:37:59

A police officer has been fatally shot in Texas, and another in Missouri was shot in the face but is expected to survive, in what authorities are calling the latest in a series of targeted attacks on law enforcement.
The detective in San Antonio, Texas, was writing out a traffic ticket when he was shot to death in his squad car late Sunday morning outside police headquarters, authorities said. In St. Louis, Missouri, a police sergeant was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday evening after he was shot twice while he sat in traffic in a marked police vehicle.
The attacks come less than five months after a gunman killed five officers at a protest in Dallas — the deadliest day for American law enforcement since Sept. 11, 2001.
Race was a factor in that attack. Police have not said if race played a part in any of the attacks on Sunday. In San Antonio, police say the suspect is black and the officer was white. In St. Louis, the suspect was black. Police have not released the race of the officer he shot.
San Antonio police Chief William McManus identified the officer killed Sunday as Benjamin Marconi, 50, a 20-year veteran of the force.
Police said the search for a male suspect was still underway early Monday and that no arrest has been made. McManus said he doesn't believe the suspect has any relationship to the original motorist who was pulled over, and that no motive has been identified.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson declined to name the 46-year-old officer on his force who was shot in the face, but said he is a married father of three who has been with the department for about 20 years.
"This officer was driving down the road and was ambushed by an individual who pointed a gun at him from inside of his car and shot out the police officer's window," Dotson said during a news conference.

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