November 2016: Four Police Officers Shot Nationwide
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of November 2016.
1. Two Police Officers Killed in Iowa in Separate Attacks 2. Curse Ends as Chicago Cubs Win World Series 3. Gawker Settles Hulk Hogan Lawsuit 4. Penn State Fined $2.4 Million in Sandusky Investigation 5. First Woman U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno Dies 6. Trump Wins Presidency 7. News Anchor Gwen Ifill Dies 8. Paul Ryan Nominated as Speaker of the House 9. Police Officer Who Shot Philando Castille Charged with Manslaughter 10. Drug Executives Arrested for Fraud, Conspiracy 11. Four Police Officers Killed Nationwide 12. Escalation at Standing Rock 13. Gubernatorial Recount in North Carolina 14. Actress Florence Henderson Dies
- Four Police Officers Shot Nationwide
- On Nov. 20, 2016, four police officers are shot in separate incidents around the country in seemingly targeted attacks. The first is a drive-by shooting in Sanibel, Florida. The next two take place in Missouri, in St. Louis and in Gladstone. Police classify the St. Louis shooting an ambush. The last shooting is in San Antonio, Texas. Police Detective Benjamin Marconi is shot and killed outside of police headquarters. Marconi's death marks the 60th police officer killed this year, far surpassing last year's numbers.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Eric Gay