1 Officer Dead, 1 Wounded After Police Respond to Domestic Dispute Call


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A shooting in Pennsylvania has left one police officer dead and another wounded after they responded to the scene on a domestic dispute call.


Around 3:30 a.m. on Thursday, officers Scott Leslie Bashioum and James Saieva arrived in Canonsburg neighborhood to address a domestic dispute when they were immediately shot at by Michael Cwiklinski.

Bashioum, 52 years old and from Washington, was fatally shot soon after the shooting started and pronounced dead at a nearby hospital and Saieva, from Houston, TX, was hit in the stomach.

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Michael Cwiklinski (Source: AOL/CBS News 11)

Saieva is in stable condition at a hospital in Pittsburgh after surgery and is believed to be okay.

A police procession was held Thursday morning and Gov. Tom Wolf ordered flags across the state to be flown at half staff in honor of Bashioum.

Source: Twitter-@PghPolice/Officer Down Memorial Page

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As for Cwiklinski, he shot himself dead inside the house after also shooting Dalia Sabae, who was six months pregnant and had a Protection From Abuse against the suspect.


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