Thursday, August 27, 2015

LODD: Police Officer Henry Nelson

Police Officer Henry Nelson | Sunset Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer Henry Nelson
Sunset Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
 Bio & Incident Details
Age: 51
Tour: 13 years
Cause: Gunfire
Offender: In custody

Police Officer Henry Nelson was shot and killed at approximately 3:00 pm while responding to a domestic disturbance call where three women had been stabbed by a male subject at a home on Anna Street in Sunset. When Officer Nelson arrived the subject opened fire and fatally wounded him.
 The subject fled the scene and crashed his vehicle into a nearby gas station where he barricaded himself for several hours. He was apprehended after a SWAT team made entry into the gas station.
Officer Nelson was airlifted to the hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds. One of the three stabbing victims also died.
Officer Nelson had served with the six-person Sunset Police Department for 13 years. He is survived by his daughter.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Police Chief Luis Padilla
Sunset Police Department
139 Castille Street
Sunset, LA 70584
Phone: (337) 662-5555

1 comment:

trey ganem said...

My prayers are with Officer Nelson's Family, Friends and co-workers.
"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9
Much love and prayers, Trey Ganem @ Trey Ganem Designs.