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Police Officer Charleston V. Hartfield | Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada

Police Officer

Charleston V. Hartfield

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada

End of Watch: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 9008

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Committed suicide

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Police Officer Charles Hartfield was shot and killed while taking off duty action to rescue citizens during the active shooter incident at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

Officer Hartfield was attending the concert, with his wife, when a gunman opened fire on the audience from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. Hundreds of citizens were struck by gunfire. Officer Hartfield immediately attempted to assist some of the casualties when he was fatally struck by one of the rounds.

The gunman committed suicide as members of the SWAT team made entry into the room he was barricaded in. Fifty-eight people were killed and over 500 were wounded during the incident.

Officer Hartfield was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Sheriff Joseph Lombardo
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
400 S Martin Luther King Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Phone: (702) 828-3394

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My condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Charleston V. Hartfield. May you find comfort in knowing that your dear one is safe in the memory of God, who will remember every detail about him and bring him back again.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police
October 16, 2017

 

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