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Tenn. Captain Shot During Robbery Dies

Tenn. Captain Shot During Robbery Dies

ODMP

December 14, 2009

Captain Dennis Cagle succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained three days earlier when he responded to the scene of a robbery in progress at a local grocery store.

Captain Cagle was the first officer on the scene and was shot once in the abdomen upon entering the store. Despite being wounded, Captain Cagle returned fire, along with a responding Chester County deputy, wounding the suspect several times. The man was taken into custody at the scene.

Captain Cagle had served with the Henderson Police Department for 30 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and two step-daughters.


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