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.
Always remember: Conservation Officer Shannon "Opie" Barron, Red Lake Nation Conservation Department, Tribal Police pic.twitter.com/3sDaGSXQV5— Tom Risk (@RiskThomas) July 8, 2019