Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Columbus Police Union Chief: No Second-Guessing For Officers
The head of the Columbus police union says officers can’t let a rash of police-involved shootings change how they respond to emergency calls.
Columbus police were already on their way to approaching a record number of shootings this year when they fatally shot a man Tuesday who had reported a break-in at his apartment.
Columbus FOP President Jim Gilbert says the suspect had a gun in his hand when officers arrived, but he couldn’t say where the gun came from or what happened.
Gilbert says the early Friday movie theater shooting in Colorado that killed 12 illustrates the importance of officers feeling they can move quickly in dangerous situations.
He says no one would want officers second-guessing what to do in a similar situation in Columbus.