Sunday, September 30, 2007

Highway Patrol trooper honored for work following church shooting

Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Walter "Corky" Burr III was named Employee of the Month for October, for his actions Aug. 12 following the shooting at the First Congregational Church in Neosho.
According to the news release, Burr, along with officers from the Neosho Police Department and Newton County Sheriff's Department "entered the church and confronted the suspect (Eikan Elam Saimon), who was holding a female hostage at gunpoint and other hostages in the church, some dead and some injured."

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