Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Rifle; .44 caliber
Patrolman Dabling was shot and killed while making a traffic stop. Unbeknownst to him, the violator was an escaped prisoner from Florida. The man exited the vehicle through the passenger side door and opened fire on Patrolman Dabling with a .44 caliber sawed-off rifle.
The suspect fled the scene but was later arrested on I-25 south of the city.