Rupert Peete Patrolman Rupert Peete
Age: 45
Died: Wednesday , March 8, 2000
Cause of Death: Gunshot to head
Patrolman Peete was killed by a shotgun blast to the windshield of his squad car while responding to a shots fired call at a residence. The suspect had just murdered 2 firefighters responding to a house-fire call at the home, and later a 3rd victim was found in the garage of the residence. The suspect was shot by other officers who arrived at the scene, later found incompetent to stand trial, and committed to a mental hospital.

 

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