"Sure everyone's scared. Hopefully, it never happens here," Soriano said. "We're in the process of security upgrades here at the township building. But, state law says that anyone can bring a licensed firearm into any public meeting."
junk collector Rockne Newell, 59, has been fighting with township
officials for years over his neglected property, where human feces were found in buckets in 2009, according to a Pocono Record report.
"You have to have some type of motive to go in and kill a supervisor," Soriano said. "It's a shame. It's the first thing I thought about. Who can protect someone from this type of behavior. Sadly, it's more prevalent now."
Salisbury Township does not post police officers on site during its bimonthly commissioners meetings. However, Salisbury Township Police Chief Allen Stiles does attend the majority of commissioners meetings.