Police Officer Shawn Steven Schneider

Police Officer Shawn Steven Schneider

Lake City Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, December 30, 2011

Shawn Steven Schneider

Police Officer Shawn Schneider succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 11 days earlier after responding to a domestic disturbance call on West Lyon Avenue at approximately 8:30 am.

After Officer Schneider and his partner arrived at the scene, the male subject was spotted outside of the home by Officer Schneider's partner, but then retreated back inside. He opened fire on Officer Schneider through a basement window, fatally wounding him.

Officer Schneider was transported to a local hospital where he remained until succumbing to his wounds.

Officer Schneider had served with the 10-officer Lake City Police Department for eight years. He also served part-time with the Wabasha County Sheriff's Office and had previously served with the Plainview Police Department. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 208

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, December 19, 2011
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Deceased

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 20, 2018

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