Minn. conservation officer dies

The officer died Sunday after suffering a medical emergency on the job


By PoliceOne Staff

RED LAKE, Minn. – A conservation officer died Sunday after suffering a medical emergency on the job.

According to CBS Minnesota, Officer Shannon Barron, 48, had cleared a call of illegal harvesting when he fell ill. Fellow officers performed life-saving measures on Barron until he was transported to a hospital, where he died.

The officer, who had served the Red Lake Police Department since March 2000, is survived by his wife and two children.

 

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