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Officer Steve Smith Glasgow, WV PD, Injured in shootout

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by jwhite75, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. jwhite75

    jwhite75 Gubmint Worker

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    Just received word from some colleagues of the death of a police officer in an adjoining county.

    Officer Steve Smith was off duty and riding along with a co-worker and while assisting on a call was shot in the chest with a shotgun.

    Suspect is in custody at this time but Officer Smith succumbed to his wounds.

    He was not wearing his armor and off duty so the family will probably be screwed over.

    Pray for this officer and his family.

    ETA: The officer is not deceased. He was shot at close range with a shotgun in the arm and upper chest. As of this mrning he survived surgery and is stable.

    Please keep praying.
     
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    MOds please delete conflicting info may be incorrect at this time.
     
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    OK getting some conflicting info he maybe OK news is reporting he was alert and heading to surgery. Keep praying I will update later.
     
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    tagged for the full story.
     
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    Just came home and heard about this myself...I'm hearing that Glasgow officer was shot in the arm responding to a burglary call. He is in surgery but expected to be ok. A suspect is in custody. Some reports are of a second person being shot, but that may be incorrect.

    Prayers sent for our wounded brother. :angel:

    Be careful out their guys...seems like the Christmas silly season is in full swing.
     
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    prayers to all his family for strength and him for healing
     
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    Prayers sent.

    Damn, he's off duty but still is stepping into the breach to keep the good people of that community safe.
     
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    Changed title and updated info.
     
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    glad hes going to make it!
     
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    I reported it to Russ to have the title changed. I'm glad he's going to be ok. Prayers for a speedy recovery!
     
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    Prayers for a full recovery, glad he is going to be ok