A former Navy reservist who was fired from the Los Angeles Police Department in 2008 has gone on a murderous rampage aimed at police officers and their families, law enforcement officials said Thursday, killing at least three people — including an 11-year veteran of the Riverside Police Department — and setting off a huge manhunt across Southern California.
Former Navy reservist kills at least three people during a murderous rampage aimed at officers and their families on Thursday. A tremendous manhunt was set in motion across Southern California after the body of of an 11-year veteran from the Riverside Police Department was discovered. The reservist was fired from Los Angeles Police Department in 2008. Was this his motivation to kill?
Why is the original a bad lead?
The why of the article is mentioned too late in the lead. The fact that he was fired is irrelevant until the the writer states the who,what,where, when, why and how of the story.