PIttsburgh - 911 Didn't Tell Police Suspect Had Guns

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    From ABC News:


    The call came in as a domestic disturbance -- a mother arguing with her son. When it was over, three Pittsburgh police officers were dead, the message that the son was armed never relayed by 911 dispatchers.

    "We're walking into a blind situation," Pittsburg Police Officer Tim McManaway, who was shot but survived, told "Good Morning America." "How we're going to react is with that information we have."

    When Margaret Poplawski called 911 on Saturday morning, she warned dispatchers that her son, 23-year-old Richard Poplawski was heavily armed, but that message never made it to the police...

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    That really sucks... our first responders have all my respect.
     

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