Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
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Officer Sam Etheredge was shot and killed shortly after midnight on Christmas Day after responding to a hotel for reports of a man causing a disturbance.
When they made contact with the suspect in his room the man opened fire, striking Officer Etheredge in the stomach, and wounding the responding lieutenant; Officer Etheridge and the responding Lieutenant were able to return fire, killing the shooter.
Officer Etheredge was survived by his wife and children.