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Officer David Thomas Haynes | Richmond Police Department, California Richmond Police Department, California

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David Thomas Haynes

Richmond Police Department, California

End of Watch: Monday, December 28, 1992

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 40

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; M-1

Offender: Committed suicide

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Officer David Haynes and Officer Leonard Garcia were shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call involving a hostage situation.

The subject's daughter had called police after hiding in a bedroom. Officer Haynes and Officer Garcia helped her out of the bedroom and then entered the house to try to get free the other family members. The man opened fire on them, fatally wounding both officers.

The subject then shot and wounded his ex-wife and son before committing suicide.

Officer Haynes had served with the Richmond Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his wife, two children, parents, and siblings.

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Officer Leonard Walter Garcia
Richmond Police Department, California
End of Watch: Monday, December 28, 1992
Cause: Gunfire

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I was there that night..It was etched in myy mind forever..Love Dave and Leonard... Best buddies.... not Christmas goes by I don't think of them.
RIP my Friends and Co-workers.Love your families although I don't know you..

Sgt. Fred Gray
CCCSO and RPD #748
December 24, 2015

 

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