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Timestamp8/22/14 8:41
Date Searched26-May-14
StatePA - Pennsylvania
CountyColumbia
CityHemlock Township
Victim NameDan Hadean
Victim's GenderMale
RaceUnknown
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Hit or Killed?Hit
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponBlunt object (clubs, hammers, etc.)
Summary A trucker was shot by a local police officer Monday night along Interstate 80, according to state police in Columbia County The incident happened around 9 p.m. at the I-80 east off-ramp at Buckhorn. State police said a Hemlock Township officer shot a truck driver. According to state police, the Hemlock officer pulled over a tractor-trailer for equipment violations. State police said the driver approached the police officer and started some kind of fight. Troopers said the officer pulled out his gun and fired at the truck driver. The truck driver was hit and was in surgery overnight. His name and condition have not been released.
Source Linkhttp://wnep.com/2014/05/27/troopers-cop-who-shot-truck-driver-had-no-choice/
Name of Officer or OfficersCharles Dietterick
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?5
County StateColumbia PA - Pennsylvania
Year2014