Police Officer Ryan Eugene Cappelletty

Police Officer Ryan Eugene Cappelletty

Chesterfield County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, May 28, 2003

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Ryan Eugene Cappelletty

Police Officer Ryan Cappelletty was shot and killed after he and another officer responded to reports of gunshots at 3014 South Ridge Drive shortly before 7:00 am.

When the officers arrived they encountered a suspect with a gun standing in the front lawn of a home. The suspect opened fire on the officers, who returned fire.

Officer Cappelletty and the suspect were both fatally wounded. Officer Cappelletty was transported to CJW Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds.

Officer Cappelletty had graduated from the academy only five months earlier. He is survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour 5 months
  • Badge 301

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

shots fired call

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Happy Birthday Ryan! You are 40 today! You brought us so much joy and laughter! You were such a blessing to us and your sister, RaeAnne! We will always wonder what life may have brought to you! We feel you everywhere and smile when we find the pennies that you send to us! You are still being remembered by all who cared and loved you! We love you!

Rick and Robin Cappelletty
Mom and Dad

June 7, 2019

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