Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # 208
Incident Date: 12/19/2011
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.