Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Line of Duty Death Sergeant Rod Lucas

Sergeant Rod Lucas | Fresno County Sheriff's Office, California
Sergeant Rod Lucas
Fresno County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch: Monday, October 31, 2016
Bio & Incident Details
Age: 46
Tour: 20 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Sergeant Rod Lucas was accidentally shot and killed as he and other detectives discussed the safety of backup weapons at their office near Clinton Avenue and Winery Avenue.
During the discussion one of the other detectives' weapons was accidentally discharged and the round struck Sergeant Lucas in the chest. He was transported to Community Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to the wound a short time later.
Sergeant Lucas had served with the Fresno County Sheriff's Office for 20 years and was assigned to the Special Investigations Unit. He is survived by his wife and four children.

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

Sheriff Margaret Mims
Fresno County Sheriff's Office
2200 Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93721
Phone: (559) 488-3121

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