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    Unhappy Police officer shot dead at house

    Details are so far not being released of the nature of the incident or identity of the officer, thoughts are with the family and collegues.

    A police officer has been shot dead and another person killed at a house in Shropshire.

    West Mercia Police said officers were called to an address in New Park Road, in the Castlefields area of Shrewsbury at 0610 BST on Sunday.

    A statement read: "We can confirm two people died in this incident and the Independent Police Complaints Commission has been informed".

    A police helicopter was seen over the area on Sunday morning.

    The IPCC said it was sending an investigator to assess the scene.

    A spokesman said something of a "serious nature" must have happened for the IPCC to have received a referral.

    He added that a police officer being killed would be something the commission would be called into investigate.

    West Mercia Police are expected to release more details later.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/s...re/6629561.stm

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    Police were called to a domestic incident in New Park Road
    A policeman has been killed and another man found dead after officers were called to a property in Shropshire.
    West Mercia Police said officers attended a domestic incident in New Park Road, in the Castlefields area of Shrewsbury at 0610 BST on Sunday.

    They were confronted by a man with a firearm and a constable was shot. He was pronounced dead in hospital.

    A man in his 30s was found dead and a firearm recovered. No-one else is being sought by police following the deaths.


    The above is copied from a news item on the bbc
    Probably find out more about it tonight when I go on duty as we work with West mercia officers and patrol up towards Shrewsbury.

    However I think the article pretty much says it all. Another crappy domestic where the cop gets to take the bullet before the coward takes the easy way out. Shame he didn't have the guts to do it first.
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    So I really didn't want the picture that big, sorry guys and gals.
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    It appears that the Officer was part of an Armed Response Unit called in by the first officers on scene. He was killed with a hunting rifle.
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    By chance I ended up taking a prisoner into the station where the deceased officer is from last night.
    Needless to say life was going on as normal, what else can we do.
    I don't think anyone really seemed to have taken it what has just happened. It was the early hours and all the cops had been on duty for a long time and were pretty shattered.
    As this is a public area I can't say much more but it seems he didn't have a chance.
    The area is a one not used to such acts of violence, especially against police, but as all LEO's know the domestic dispute is one of the most unpredictable jobs you can be sent to.(Anywhere in the world)

    I didn't know the man, but feel a sense of loss whenever I hear of an officer killed in the line of duty.

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