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Police Officer Lawrence F. Tierney | St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

Police Officer

Lawrence F. Tierney

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 14, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: Not available

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Not available

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Officer Lawrence Tierney was shot and killed while pursuing a robbery suspect on Avon Avenue. As the suspect fled from other officers he ran into Officer Tierney. The two exchanged shots and Officer Tierney was fatally wounded. As the man continued to flee he was shot and wounded by other suspects. He was apprehended at his home, convicted of first degree murder, and sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Tierney had been with the agency for nine years.

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I would like to correct my post. I am John Tierney Lawrence's great nephew.

John Tierney
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January 23, 2014

 

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