Lone shooter, many heroes

February 2011
Urgent Communications;Feb2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p10
Trade Publication
The article features communications shift supervisor Shayl McCormick. McCormick has worked as a dispatcher and communications specialist for more than 10 years at Tucson, Arizona's communications center. She was the shift supervisor on duty during the January 8, 2011 shooting in Tucson where U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords was wounded and six others died. McCormick relates that after her shift ended it was only then that she allowed herself to feel the impact of what had occurred.


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