Bio & Incident Details
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Officer Teel and Officer Leonard Christiansen were shot and killed when they were ambushed. They were responding to fake call placed by the suspects reporting a burglary at an abandoned house. The suspects laid in wait and opened fire on the officers with shotguns, killing them both.
The suspects were charged in connection with the murders but the trial ended in a hung jury.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Police Officer Leonard A. Christiansen