P. O. Robert Lasso, Freemansburg Police Department, PA
A Freemansburg police officer with longtime ties to the borough was shot and killed Thursday afternoon on Washington Street when he responded to a domestic call, authorities said, and the suspected gunman was arrested shortly afterward.
Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli identified the officer as Robert A. Lasso, 31, who joined the department in 2004 and is the son of borough Councilman Donald Lasso, a longtime member of the fire department and its former chief.
The suspect, George Hitcho, Jr., 46, of 440 New Street, is in custody and is expected to be charged with homicide, Morganelli said.
Police officer shot in Freemansburg - mcall.com
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