Sunday, April 29, 2018

An off-duty Arkansas officer Oliver Johnson was killed after a stray bullet struck his home


A police officer's job is dangerous enough. 
But, to lose one's life at home off duty is beyond what is bearable.  Really heartbreaking!
Washington Post reports an off-duty police officer was killed by a stray bullet while inside his house in east Arkansas, authorities said.

Officer Oliver Johnson was in his game room playing video games with his family when a bullet struck and killed him Saturday, said Lt. Eric Varner, a spokesman for the police department in Forrest City, Ark., where Johnson worked. The 25-year-old officer, who was with the department for three years, left behind a fiancee and two young daughters, Varner said.

“We’re at a loss for words. We’re deeply saddened by this,” he said.
The shooting occurred Saturday afternoon at an apartment complex in West Memphis, Ark., where Johnson lived, Capt. Joe Baker of the West Memphis Police Department told reporters


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