Police: Albuquerque Officer Shot in Traffic Stop Has Died

29 Oct 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Albuquerque Police Officer Daniel Webster passes away after week-long fight.

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – KRQE News 13 has learned an Albuquerque Police Department officer who was shot while on duty passed away early Thursday morning. A motorcade was seen leaving the hospital around 4:30 Thursday morning, Prior to that Chief Gorden Eden sent out a message through dispatch notifying fellow officers of Webster’s death. “Today our hearts are heavy as we grieve the loss of APD officer Daniel Webster. I extend my deepest sympathy and prayers to Officer Webster’s wife and family and I ask our community to come together as we mourn his passing and remember the sacrifice that he and his family made to keep us safe.

According to police, 34-year-old Davon Lymon shot at Webster multiple times after being pulled over for riding a motorcycle with a stolen license plate. Lymon’s lengthy criminal history and those of men charged in other recent high-profile cases in New Mexico have led to widespread criticism about the state’s justice reforms from law enforcement officials.

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