Sergeant Charles Lanny Bridges

Sergeant Charles Lanny Bridges

Covington Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, August 14, 1997

Charles Lanny Bridges

Sergeant Charles Bridges was killed and another officer was wounded when they were shot after responding to a possible suicide call at approximately 0800 hours. Upon their arrival they knocked on the door and shots were fired from a window. A passerby and her dog were also shot and wounded.

The suspect committed suicide after barricading himself in the home for several hours.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 313

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

August 15, 2017

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