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    This is the scenario I would fear if I was ever involved in a DGU situation. I know with adrenaline pumping, all your senses and judgement are affected in many ways. LEO's are not immune to this and I can't imagine what the firing officer is dealing with right now.

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    This happened in the town that neighbors us. Very distressing!

    I can imagine that a careful review of this incident will cause a change in both training and in how officers proceed in similar situations.

    I'm praying for all who were involved/impacted.

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    Bad situation. The shooter clearly failed to ID the victim who was dressed in a full uniform. I'm sure he feels bad, but putting a little light on the target might have changed the situation - something about knowing your target and what is behind it...
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    Terrible situation. Prayers to all involved.
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    Unfortunately this happens more than you might think.

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    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of officer Davis. From what I read the firing officer showed extremely poor judgement , if he used any judgement at all! You see it every deer season. Some idiot sees movement and fires , hitting another hunter.( I have been hunting for 35 years and have never seen a hunter that looked like a deer). The call was about some idiots firing a gun. That was all. Nothing was said about them shooting at people . What forum members can take from this is to remember to identify your target and that you can not just shoot someone because the have a gun.

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    Already running here: BAD: Colorado police officer killed
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    Quote Originally Posted by Duality View Post
    This is the scenario I would fear if I was ever involved in a DGU situation. I know with adrenaline pumping, all your senses and judgement are affected in many ways. LEO's are not immune to this and I can't imagine what the firing officer is dealing with right now.
    He is feeling what any of us would feel. The color red trumps the color blue in any tragedy involving a firearm or, for that matter, any incident that involves you and the death of another.

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    Friendly fire has to be one of the hardest things to deal with.
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    So sad. I could not imagine. Prayers for all involved.
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    It's a tragedy; a completely avoidable tragedy. My prayers go out to the families involved.

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