News

Cincinnati Police Officer Sonny Kim Killed In Shootout

sonny kim

Breaking: Cincinnati Police Officer Sonny Kim Killed in Shootout

Cincinnati police officer Sonny Kim was killed in a shootout on Friday morning. Kim was an immigrant to the United States from South Korea.

The suspect was also killed in the shootout.

Cincinnati.com reported:

Sonny Kim, a 27-year veteran with the Cincinnati Police Department was shot and killed Friday morning during a shootout in Madisonville, leaving the department in mourning and a neighborhood on edge.

 

Kim, 48, had immigrated to the United States from South Korea in 1973. He was a well-respected officer who had earned 22 commendations in his career.

 

“CPD lost one of its best today,” Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said during a somber afternoon news conference. “We lost a brother, but right now my heart is broken more for his three sons, who lost a father, and his wife, who lost a husband.”

 

Another family, too, is in mourning: Blackwell confirmed that the suspect in the shooting is also dead.

 

Previous post

Families Of Victims Speak At Bond Hearing Of #Charleston Shooter, Several Forgive Him, Saying “Hate Will Not Win”

Next post

Boom ➠ The Supreme Court Just Issued A Decision In Favor Of A Church Battling Government

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.