Ex-cop killed after firing at US courthouse
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#1 Oct 9, 2013
WHEELING, W.Va – Police say a retired police officer armed with two weapons fired up to two dozen shots at a U.S. courthouse in West Virginia before police returned fire and killed him.
Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger identified the gunman in Wednesday afternoon's shooting as 55-year-old Thomas J. Piccard of Bridgeport, Ohio. He is a retired Wheeling police officer.
At a news conference late Wednesday, Schwertfeger said Piccard was armed with an assault weapon and a handgun.
He also said three on-duty security officers were injured by flying debris during the onslaught.
#2 Oct 9, 2013
Call out the professional excuse makers!!!
#3 Oct 10, 2013
You're not hearing much about it because the govt didn't set-up or stage this one for the furtherance gun confiscation plan.
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