WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Latest News

More Than $2,300 Raised For Fallen Lake City Cop’s Family

View Comments
(credit: Lake City Police Department)

(credit: Lake City Police Department)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. 4 Things From 04/23
  2. Stillwater Man Helps Carry Fellow Boston Marathon Runner
  3. Disturbing Audio Played To Smith Jury
  4. Put Down The Phone, Parents; It Could Be Affecting Your Kids
  5. Locally-Owned Company Offers Green Suggestions For Your Home

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A fundraiser for the Lake City police officer killed in December raised more than $2,300 for the officer’s family, which includes his wife and three young children.

Patrol Officer Shawn Schneider, 32, was shot in the head on Dec. 19 by a 25-year-old gunman while responding to a domestic disturbance. He died on Dec. 30.

The fundraiser held for Schneider’s family was called the Blue Light Bulb Fundraiser.

According to Brandon Chaffins, the Douglas County deputy sheriff, more than 200 light bulbs were sold at the event.

The Douglas County Deputy Sheriff’s Federation will send a check for the full amount raised at the event to Schneider’s family, Chaffins said.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus