Md. officer fatally shot; small town mourns

By Jean Marbella
Baltimore Sun
Officer Down: Police Officer Christopher Nicholson

Officer Christopher Nicholson

SMITHSBURG, Md. —  By yesterday morning, the flags were already flying half-staff at the school and the volunteer firehouse. Black bunting went up at Town Hall, and, because it seemed too cruel a contrast, the Christmas lights came down.

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