Detective Sergeant Carl Eugene Wilson

Detective Sergeant Carl Eugene Wilson

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, January 4, 1973

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Carl Eugene Wilson

Detective Sergeant Wilson and Deputy Donald Schneider were shot and killed when they attempted to apprehend a suspect who had murdered two people. The officers went to the man's home in Orange County. When they went to the front door the man opened fire with an automatic rifle, killing both officers. An Orange County deputy watching the back of the home shot and wounded the suspect before taking him into custody.

Detective Sergeant Wilson is survived by a wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; Automatic
  • Offender Apprehended

murder suspect

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RIP. You will always be remembered for your ultimate sacrifice.

Deputy Sheriff Los Angeles
County Sheriff

January 4, 2019

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