Moment of silence held for Herkimer shooting victims
Photo of police in front of John's Barber Shop. (NEWS10 ABC)
HERKIMER, N.Y. -- Thursday
marks one year since a man went on a shooting spree in Herkimer County, killing
four people and a police dog.
The Village of Herkimer
observed a moment of silence at 9:29 a.m., marking the exact time the since the
Kurt Myers, 64, killed four
people and critically injured two others before he was killed by police after a
15 hour standoff. An FBI dog, Ape, was also
killed in the shooting rampage.
At John's Barber Shop, 68-year-old Harry Montgomery, of Mohawk, and
57-year-old Michael Rancier, of Herkimer, were both pronounced deceased at the
scene. The owner of the shop, John Seymour, and a customer at the barber shop,
Dan Haslauer, were critically wounded from gunshot wounds.
At Gaffey's Jiffy Lub, an employee of Gaffey's, Thomas Stefka, and a 20-year
veteran of NYS Corrections, Michael Renshaw, were both shot and killed on