Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 6/5/1989
Weapon: Rifle; .22 caliber
Offender: Sentenced to 99 years
Patrol Officer Louie Mizelle was shot and killed after responding to a call of shots being fired at an apartment complex in the Mountain View area.
Upon his arrival the lone gunman shot him five times in the leg, abdomen, and chest with a .22 caliber rifle. Other officers arrived and surrounded the building before storming the room and taking the suspect into custody.
Officer Mizelle was transported to Humana Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds in surgery several hours after the incident.
The subject who shot him had been committed to a psychiatric hospital the previous year. He was found guilty of Officer Mizelle's murder and sentenced to 99 years in prison.
Officer Mizelle had been with the agency for five and a half years and is survived by his wife and two children.