Firefighter John Ulmschneider

This sounds very strange. We better find out why sooner than later. Could it be he had no idea what was happening and thought is was a home invasion? I can’t imagine what transpired here that would compel the police to release a man who shot a firefighter to death, and injured two others.

Via ABC.

A man who opened fire on two firefighters carrying out a welfare check at a Prince George’s County, Maryland, home, killing one and wounding the other, was released today after being questioned, police said.

John Ulmschneider, a 13-year veteran firefighter, died after he and firefighter Kevin Swain entered a home for a “check on the welfare” call and were shot at by someone inside, the Prince George’s County fire department said.

Ulmschneider, 37, was hospitalized in extremely critical condition with a gunshot wound to the upper body, the fire department said. He died at Med Star Southern Maryland Hospital Center. He is survived by his wife and 2-year-old daughter…

The incident began around 7:30 p.m. Friday when firefighters responded to a “check on the welfare” call in Temple Hills, after someone had reported that they could not contact another family member who lives in the home, the fire department said.

After no one answered the door, firefighters entered, and someone fired at Ulmschneider, Swain and the family member who had called 911, the fire department said…

The suspected shooter, whose identity was not released, was taken into custody and was released after being questioned, a police spokesman said. Since no charges have been formally filed, the shooter could not be held, the spokesman said, adding that the investigation was ongoing.


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  1. ancientwrrior says:

    Was the shooter another one of Obozo’s untouchables, a wanna be brother, or one of his mid-eastern religious brothers?

  2. TigerAim says:

    Hmm, yes, seems extremely weird; I want some answers and soon. That poor firefighter; who would even think of such a thing?

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