Skip to main content


Showing posts with the label Swat teams

4 killed in shooting spree

4 killed in shooting spree Police SWAT teams converged on a jewelry store in one of two upstate New York villages where four people were killed and at least two others wounded in separate shootings. Authorities have identified the suspect as Kurt Meyers, 64, of Mohawk. He is considered armed and dangerous and still on the loose in Herkimer, police say. Officials say guns and ammunition were found inside his apartment after emergency crews were sent to a fire there Wednesday morning. The Utica Observer-Dispatch reports that police are focusing on Freddy's Jewelers on Main Street in Herkimer, where two people were fatally shot at a car wash and oil change business. The newspaper reports that officials in the neighboring village of Mohawk, where two other people were killed in a barbershop, seem to think Meyers is still on foot somewhere. Other reports suggest he may have been picked up by a taxi. The two villages are about 65 miles east of Syracuse, on opposite sides of the Moha