November 2016: Four Police Officers Shot Nationwide

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

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Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of November 2016.

Four Police Officers Shot Nationwide
Image of makeshift memorial for San Antonio police officer Benjamin Marconi
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
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