Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # 40
Weapon: Rifle; M-1
Offender: Committed suicide
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