Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 157
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Both sentenced to life
Police Officer Paul Harmon was shot and killed while investigating a break-in at approximately 1:45 am.
The two suspects were escapees who were burglarizing the service station. The suspects attacked him and struck him in the head. They then obtained control of his service weapon and shot him several times.
Both suspects were convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life. One died in prison in 2000.
Officer Harmon had served with the Huntington Police Department for seven years and had previously served with the United States Air Force. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.