Md. officer fatally shot; small town mourns
By Jean Marbella
Officer Down: Police 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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