Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Blooming Grove, United States--12 September 2014

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 5 December 2017

Date: 12 September 2014

Location: Blooming Grove, Pennsylvania, United States

Type of event: terrorism


One police officer (Bryon Dickson) killed, another injured in shooting attack at police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pennsylvania.

The attacker, Eric Frein, evaded capture in nearby woods despite a massive manhunt until 30 October when he was captured in the Pocono Mountains. A letter in his possession stated his desire to start "another revolution" to "get us back the liberties we once had," prompting additional charges of terrorism.

Consequences: 1 killed, 1 injured


© 2017 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 5 December 2017.
Return to Home. Return to Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and Unconventional Warfare.