Officer Scot Shaffer Lewis

Officer Scot Shaffer Lewis

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Monday, October 9, 1995

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Scot Shaffer Lewis

Officer Scot Lewis succumbed to a gunshot sustained three days earlier.

He and his partner were assisting a motorist in front of 1370 H Street, NE, when a man walked up and opened fire on them for no reason, striking Officer Lewis in the head. His partner was able to return fire and kill the subject.

Officer Lewis had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for two years, was assigned to the 5th District, and previously served with the Ocean City Police Department, Maryland. He was survived by his mother.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 3581

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, October 6, 1995
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed


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