See Video & Photos From Herkimer Shooting
As the small community of Herkimer tries to get back to normal after a shooting that made National headlines, police continue to investigate. Kurt Myers was shot and killed in a standoff this morning. A K-9 dog was killed in the shootout as well. Check out video of the standoff and a shooting that was caught on tape.
The scene is still an active crime scene and police expect to be there for the rest of the day. No information is being provide about the number of gunshot wounds sustained by Myers.
Local Police Chief Mallone thanked the residents and businesses for what he says ‘seemed like a small army here in the village.’
Herkimer County District Attorney says it has been a ‘long twenty-five hours.’ He commends law enforcement that responded and gave assistance. He contacted Major Campbell from the New York State Police and got far more cooperation than he could have asked for, and is grateful for all of the assistance.