Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 103
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Committed suicide
Police Officer Scott Bashioum was shot and killed as he and his partner responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home on the 100 block of Woodcrest Drive at approximately 3:15 am.
He and another officer were ambushed and shot as they approached the home.
The subject who shot them then committed suicide inside the home after murdering his pregnant wife.
Both officers were transported to Canonsburg Hospital, where Officer Bashioum succumbed to his wounds. The other officer was flown to Allegheny General Hospital to undergo emergency surgery.
Officer Bashioum was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Canonsburg Borough Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife and children.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Police Chief Alex Coghill
Canonsburg Borough Police Department
68 East Pike Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Phone: (724) 745-8020