Lake City Police Department MN - Police Officer Shawn Schneider succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 11 days earlier after responding to a domestic disturbance. Officer Schneider is the 68th law enforcement fatality caused by a gunshot in 2011.
From the Officer Down Memorial Page: After arriving at the scene and attempting to make contact with the male subject, Officer Schneider was shot once in the head. The suspect retreated into the home, where he was found dead after a daylong standoff.
End of Watch: Friday, December 30, 2011