Police stand guard at the scene where Chicago Police Officer Marchan and his two children were shot and their father then killed himself
BY: Susan Murphy Milano
Dannie Marchan, a Chicago Cop on the force just 4 years, executed his seven year old daughter Alizay Marchan, then shot his nine year old son who is in critcal condition fighting for his life.
Marchan, then turned the gun on himself committing suicide.
Is this yet another domestic related incident where a man was angry over the break-up of his family? Or a man who was violent wanting to get back at his estranged wife for wanting to move forward with her life.
The fact that Marchan was a Chicago cop makes it worse, using his police issued service revolved to kill his own children says a lot about who he was not as a man.
I am sure in the weeks and months to come, theories as to why this happened will sprinkle about the pages of newspapers as an unexplained and isolated tragedy.
I am hoping he is because seven year old Alizay Marchan's life should mean more than a brother in blue who "lost it" under his command.
When you ready to listen to solutions, Supt. Weiss, I am an email away.