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Detective Sergeant Carl Eugene Wilson | Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

Detective Sergeant

Carl Eugene Wilson

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Thursday, January 4, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 1/4/1973

Weapon: Rifle; Automatic

Suspect: Apprehended

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Detective Sergeant Wilson and Deputy Donald Schneider were shot and killed when they attempted to apprehend a suspect who had murdered two people. The officers went to the man's home in Orange County. When they went to the front door the man opened fire with an automatic rifle, killing both officers. An Orange County deputy watching the back of the home shot and wounded the suspect before taking him into custody.

Detective Sergeant Wilson is survived by a wife and three children.

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End of Watch: Thursday, January 4, 1973
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