Webster Police officer receives “Police Officer of the Year” award
Updated: 09/06/2013 6:21 AM
Created: 09/05/2013 6:59 AM WHEC.com
A Webster Police officer, whose actions helped stop the carnage during the Christmas Eve tragedy, got one of the state's top honors Thursday.
Officer Mark Reed received the "Police Officer of the Year" award. Lieutenant Governor Bob Duffy presented the award at the Webster Recreation Center.
During the chaos of the Webster tragedy, we're told Officer Reed saw the gunman and fired his gun.
The suspect, William Spengler, ran off, later taking his own life.
We are told Officer Reed warned others, stopping them from coming into the line of fire.