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TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 16 2014

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014

POLICE HAVE RELEASED A PROFILE OF THE SUSPECT WANTED FOR AMBUSHING 2 STATE TROOPERS AT A BARRACKS IN PIKE COUNTY FRIDAY NIGHT. EXPERTS SAY THE GUNMAN USED A RIFLE AND MAY HAVE HAD FORMAL FIREARM TRAINING. THEY ALSO BELIEVE HE SPECIFICALLY TARGETED THE BLOOMING GROVE BARRACKS AND MAY HAVE HAD SOME KIND OF ONGOING ISSUE WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT. CORPORAL BRYON DICKSON THE SECOND WAS KILLED AND TROOPER ALEX DOUGLASS WAS CRITICALLY WOUNDED. A 75-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD IS BEING OFFERED FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST.

SCAM ARTISTS ARE TRYING TO CAPITALIZE ON THE TRAGEDY. TROOPERS IN LAMAR SAY AN ORGANIZATION CALLED “THE STATE POLICE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM” IS MAKING CALLS FROM A PHONE NUMBER WITH A 570 AREA CODE. A COMPUTER ANIMATED VOICE ASKS FOR DONATIONS OF 50 OR 100-DOLLARS. ANYONE WHO GETS ONE OF THESE CALLS SHOULD CALL STATE POLICE IN LAMAR.

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