Blawnox, PA – Oakdale Police Department (OPD) Officer Charles “Chuckie” Stipetich was fatally shot while trying to protect his father from a road-raging gunman on Sunday night, according to his family.
Two police officers were shot near the conclusion of a Fourth of July fireworks show in Philadelphia.
One officer assigned to highway patrol received a graze wound to the forehead, police said. The round stopped in the hat of the 36-year-old, who has 14 years of service.
The other officer, who was assigned to the Montgomery County Bomb Squad, sustained a gunshot wound to the right shoulder. The 44-year old, who has 16 years of service, was present to work security at the event, as was the other injured officer.