Sunday, December 30, 2012
Mourners hold a salute during the funeral service for Lt. Mike Chiapperini in Webster, N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. Chiapperini, 43, and fellow firefighter Tomasz Kaczowka, 19, were slain by gunman William Spengler in a fiery Christmas Eve ambush in a neighborhood on the shore of Lake Ontario. An estimated 5,000 first responders from across the state were in town for the weekend to attend calling hours for both men on Saturday at Webster Schroeder High School.
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