“A crew member with the ‘Cops’ television show was fatally struck by police gunfire as Omaha officers confronted a robber — who also was fatally wounded — at a midtown restaurant,” omaha.com reports. “The TV crew member who died was a sound engineer, who holds the microphone during taping. The camera operator was not injured, nor were any police officers. According to the show’s website ‘Cops’ crew members wear bullet-proof vests on the job.” Bad boys . . .
“The shootings occurred after an officer discovered a man, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and white bandanna, robbing the restaurant, Deputy Police Chief Dave Baker said.” Thirty shots were fired. The police have not released the officer’s names. The TV footage of the incident has not been posted. Yet. [h/t BB]