OFFICER DOWN Police Officer Jay Sheridan
End of Watch: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Tour of Duty: 6 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Committed suicide
Officer Jay Sheridan was shot and killed as he and other officers
served a fugitive arrest warrant at approximately 6:10 pm.
As the officers entered the mobile home where the subject lived
the man opened fire on them, fatally wounding Officer Sheridan.
Two other officers on the scene remained in another room in the
home and called for assistance.
The subject was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound
later in the evening after a SWAT team made entry into the
Officer Sheridan had served with the Limon Police Department for
six years. He is survived by his wife and child.
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