Bio & Incident Details
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Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)
Officer Mark Radden and Officer Jack Buffa were shot and killed in a case of mistaken identity.
Officer Buffa and his partner, who were in plainclothes, were performing a drug raid a home. At the same time as the raid, Officer Radden and his partner, also in plainclothes, were responding to a reports of a shooting at the same home.
Neither pair of officers knew the other was at the home and when they encountered each other shots were exchanged. Officer Radden and Officer Buffa were both fatally wounded.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Police Officer Giacomo "Jack" Buffa