Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # Not available
Location: North Carolina
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to life
Special Agent Gregory Spinelli was shot and killed in Charlotte, North Carolina, while attempted to arrest a bank robbery suspect.
He and another agent were staking out a hotel room and attempting to make an arrest as two suspects left. One of the suspects was taken into custody but the other fled through a wooded area into a construction zone. As Agent Spinelli entered the rear entrance the suspect opened fire, fatally wounding him.
The man was convicted and sentenced to life for the murder.
Agent Spinelli had served with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for one year.