Horrible news travels so fast these days.
By the time I got a news alert from WACH telling me that a Forest Acres officer had been shot and killed at Richland Mall this morning, the flags at City Hall were already at half-mast:
— Destiny Chance WACH (@WACHDestiny) September 30, 2015
And more astoundingly, my friend Mary Pat Baldauf had already contributed to a memorial fund for him:
— Mary Pat Baldauf (@mpbaldauf) September 30, 2015
It’s like we don’t even get a moment anymore to absorb the news, to say, “Oh, my God. How terrible…”
So consider that to have been said by me. Perhaps I’ll have more to say later.