(RightIsRight.co) – HAPPENING NOW: Three police officers were shot and killed along with a police K9 by a man law enforcement described as a “terrorist on a mission.”
Numerous other police officers were also injured during the shootout at the killer’s home.
As Fox News reports in “Kentucky police shooting: 3 officers, police K9 dead following shootout at suspect’s home”:
“Three Kentucky police officers and a police canine were killed, and at least four other officers were injured following a shootout in a residential area in the city of Prestonsburg Thursday night, police said.
“Prestonsburg Police Capt. Ralph Frasure and Deputy William Petry were identified among the deceased, as well as K9 Drago and Canine Handler Jacob Chaffins, Kentucky State Police said.
“Lance Storz, 49, was taken into custody following a shootout at his home. As two officers arrived to serve him an arrest warrant shortly before 7 p.m. Storz, armed with a rifle, opened fire and struck both officers, the Prestonsburg Police Department said.”
As additional officers arrived at the shooting scene, they too came under heavy gunfire, and several other officers were wounded and taken to an area hospital.
“The man fired hundreds of rounds from prepositioned firearms throughout the home,” a post from the Officer Down Memorial Page read.”
According to the local sheriff, “[Storz] was a sheer terrorist…he was just a terrorist on a mission.”
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