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Killing of USA marshal in Harrisburg stirs emotions in Berks

Killing of USA marshal in Harrisburg stirs emotions in Berks

"Our hearts are broken", USA attorney general Jeff Sessions said, according to the Daily Record.

Law enforcement officers shot and killed Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty, who they said fired at police in several locations in Harrisburg three days before Christmas.

Hill, 45, was transported to a local hospital, where he died.

The gunman then allegedly came outside the home and continued firing, and officers returned fire, said U.S. Middle District Attorney Dave Freed.

"It will be a straightforward process to have the tickets waived", he said.

Gunfire broke out after 6 a.m.in the home on Mulberry Street where the warrant was being served after a woman was handcuffed and taken into custody, according to troopers. "We will honor his memory by standing with his family and his brothers and sisters in law enforcement".

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A United States marshal was killed, while a Harrisburg police officer and York City police officer were both wounded, per KOMO News. Initial reports said that officer is a member of the Fugitive Task Force and the Harrisburg Police Department. He is survived by his wife and two children, according to the press release.

"Chris is the cream of the crop".

Two other task force officers, a York city and Harrisburg officer, were injured, according to officials. "Tactically, not to diminish anybody's roles or capabilities.You probably wouldn't find a better tactical operator in the state of Pennsylvania", said Pane.

"Every day, deputy US marshals make the people of this country safer by catching fugitives on the run, protecting our courthouses, our judges and witnesses at trial", Sessions said. Hill died at a hospital after being shot in the chest.

Hill also served with the Marshal Service's prestigious and highly-trained Special Operations Unit.

Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Lou Barletta tweeted: "Please pray for the police officers injured in Harrisburg this morning".


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