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Patrolman II Nickolaus Edward Schultz | Merrillville Police Department, Indiana Merrillville Police Department, Indiana

Patrolman II

Nickolaus Edward Schultz

Merrillville Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Sunday, September 7, 2014

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: 1 year, 1 month

Badge # 365

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 9/5/2014

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Committed suicide

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Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two days earlier while investigating reports of an evicted tenant moving back in to his condominium on the 8200 block of Lincoln Circle. The subject was wearing body armor and ambushed responding officers, striking Patrolman Schultz in the head.

The man then committed suicide.

Patrolman Schultz was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was kept on life support until passing away two days later.

Patrolman Schultz had served with the Merrillville Police Department for 13 months. He is survived by his parents and sister.

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Watching you grow into the amazing young man you were Nick has been such an honor. You are one of the finest young man I have known. You were a hero long before you were taken. Heaven gained such a wonderful angel Nick...your family misses you beyond words, and Nick you would be so proud of how inspiring they are. But I am not telling you anything you didn't already know. I love and miss kid...until we meet again...

Mrs. Vicky Bolvin
Family friend
December 22, 2015


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