Lake City Police Department, Minnesota
End of Watch: Friday, December 30, 2011
Tour: 8 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 12/19/2011
Police Officer Shawn Schneider succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 11 days earlier while responding to a domestic disturbance call on West Lyon Avenue at approximately 8:30 am.
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.
Officer Schneider was transported to a local hospital where he remained until succumbing to his wounds.
Officer Schneider had served with the 10-officer Lake City Police Department for eight years.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Police Chief Gary Majchrzak
Lake City Police Department
209 South High Street
PO Box 448
Lake City, MN 55041
Phone: (651) 345-3344