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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I pray for God to wrap all the family and friends of Officer Heidelberg in His arms and fill them with comfort, strength, hope and peace. I am so sorry for your loss.

Pam
Wife of Lt. Kevin Clyde Mainhart EOW 5/11/2017

July 22, 2019

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