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Police officer shot dead after pointing stun gun at man's dogs as he attended domestic

A police officer killed while responding to a domestic disturbance in a small eastern Pennsylvania borough had pointed a stun gun at two dogs before being shot, court records reveal.
Freemansburg police officer Robert Lasso had pointed at the attacking dogs when the homeowner pulled out a shotgun and fired the fatal blast on Thursday evening.
In police custody, the alleged gunman, 46-year-old George Hitcho Jr, said he had told Mr Lasso to get off his property and not come on unless he had a warrant, authorities said.
Killed: Robert Lasso was shot dead as he attended a domestic disturbance'He tried to kill my dogs and pointed a gun in my face,' Hitcho said, according to the documents. 'I do not care if you a cop or not ...Unbelievable.'
The officer had been responding to a report of a disturbance and ended up at t

Added: Aug-14-2011 Occurred On: Aug-14-2011
By: Zipper10
Regional News
Tags: Police, officer, shot, killed, stun, gun, pointed, dog, domestic
Location: Freemansburg, Pennsylvania, United States (load item map)
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