Police Officer Nathan Hayden Heidelberg

Police Officer Nathan Hayden Heidelberg

Midland Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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Nathan Hayden Heidelberg

Police Officer Nathan Heidelberg was shot and killed while responding a burglary alarm at a residence at 3306 Eagle Cove in Midland.

Officer Heidelberg, a probationary officer he was training, and two other officers had responded to the alarm call at 2:30 am. They were at the open front door making loud announcements identifying themselves when the homeowner opened fire toward the flashlight Officer Heidelberg was holding. Officer Heidelberg was struck by a round above his vest.

He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds at 8:30 am.

The homeowner who shot him was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Officer Heidelberg had served with the Midland Police Department for five years.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 180

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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Officer Heidelberg, Thank you for your service dedication and sacrifice to LE. May God be with your Family and all LE.

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

March 22, 2019

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