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Trooper Donald Bert Ziesmer | Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota

Trooper

Donald Bert Ziesmer

Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota

End of Watch: Monday, October 15, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 13 years

Badge # 180

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/15/1973

Weapon: Rifle; .22 caliber

Suspect: Committed suicide

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Trooper Ziesmer was shot and killed while making a traffic stop of a van. One of the suspects exited the van and opened fire with a .22 caliber rifle, striking Trooper Ziesmer while he was still sitting in his cruiser. The suspect then committed suicide.
Trooper Ziesmer had been with the agency for 13 years and was survived by his wife and three daughters.

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