“It’s very difficult to say," Ganschow told the Journal-Star. "You can play the ‘what if’ game over and over again, but I think it’s pretty clear in his case the presence of this officer and his ability to take very quick and very decisive action prevented a further tragedy.”
Police are classifying the shooting as a domestic violence-related incident.
"Domestic situations are extremely volatile, whether they end up in this kind of situation or your average domestic. There is a certain level of volatility and unpredictability that are involved. The emotion level is high and sometimes they just reach a point and people snap," Ganschow told NBC.
Reports indicate Lori Moore filed for divorce in March 2013, and it was finalized two months later.