(TheRedAlertNews.com) – BREAKING NOW: Three police officers have been gunned down along with a police K9 by a man law enforcement professionals describe as a “terrorist on a mission.”
Numerous other police officers were also injured during the shootout at the killer’s home.
As the New York Post recounts the horrific event:
“Three Kentucky police officers and a police canine were killed, and at least four other officers were hurt in a shootout at a home of what cops called a “terrorist on a mission.”
“Lance Storz, 49, was taken into custody after an almost five-hour standoff with officers who had shown up at his door in rural Prestonburg with a warrant for his arrest in a domestic violence incident, according to reports.
“Storz, who was armed with a rifle, opened fire and hit two officers in the Thursday evening incident, Kentucky State Police said.”
The dead officers include Prestonburg Police Capt. Ralph Frasure, Deputy William Petry, Canine Handler Jacob Chaffins, and K9 Nelson.
As additional officers arrived at the shooting scene, they too came under heavy gunfire, and several other officers were wounded and taken to an area hospital.
According to the local sheriff, “[Storz] was a sheer terrorist…he was just a terrorist on a mission.”
THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS REPORT FROM RED ALERT NEWS.