US police investigating the killing of two guards committed in the city of des Moines, Iowa, says The Des Moines Register. According to one version, these crimes have a connection.
The authorities do not exclude that the attacker will continue to attack the police. So the police of des Moines ordered to serve two and to remain vigilant. This was told by a police Sergeant with the Gender of Parizek.
The first murder of a policeman was committed about 1:06 in Urbandale, at the intersection of Aurora Avenue and 70th street. 20 minutes later, about three kilometers from the scene of the murder (at the intersection of Merlot-Hey road and Sheridan Avenue), was found another body of a police officer with a gunshot wound.
Both guards were killed in the patrol car, reports AP. Likely, the attacks were sudden and occurred without apparent reason.
Note that in des Moines for several decades did not kill police officers. The last similar case was recorded in 1977. Then in two different criminal episodes were shot with two guards.
However, in 2016, police in des Moines have already buried their colleagues. Susan Farrell and Carlos Puente Morales received fatal injuries in a head-on collision of cars. The culprit fervor of a drunk driver.
On Wednesday morning, the Governor of Iowa Terry Branstad appealed to the citizens with a request to assist in the capture of a COP killer. An attack on law enforcement officers is a challenge to the people of Iowa, says the Governor.
We will add that in recent months against police officers in the United States raised a wave of indignation in connection with a number of committed murders of African-Americans during arrests.
In particular, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana was killed Elton sterling, and Falcon heights Minnesota – Felando Kasteel.
Public discontent has led to protests across the country, but also to armed attacks on guards. After the death of Sterling and Kasteel eight police officers were killed: three in Baton Rouge and five in Dallas.