CrimeOff-duty Racine officer killed in bar shooting

18:16  18 june  2019
18:16  18 june  2019 Source:   wisn.com

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An off-duty police officer has died after shots were fired inside a Racine bar Monday night.

The bar, Teezers Tavern, is located at 20th Street and Lathrop Avenue.

Witnesses at the scene said a man with a mask went into the bar and shot someone.

Officers were seen searching the neighborhood.

Police said off-duty Racine officer John Hetland witnessed an armed robbery.

Investigators said Hetland tried to stop the robbery.

That's when he was shot.

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Six off - duty , unarmed police officers from various agencies were at the bar when the shooting began, according to Dean. Dylan Short, who was also inside the bar at the time of the shooting and is a regular at the establishment, told NBC Los Angeles that he was in a deep conversation with a friend

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Hetland was a 24-year veteran of the Racine Police Department.

He last worked a day shift Monday.

"Officer Hetland was a trusted and highly respected member of the department, serving in various positions over the years, including an assignment as a field training officer, as well as a member of the Greater Racine FBI Gang Task Force," the department said in a statement.

Hetland's body was taken from Racine to the Medical Examiner's Office in Milwaukee where an autopsy will be conducted.

Police have not yet arrested a suspect.

Residents in the area were asked to stay inside their homes.

The Kenosha County Sheriff posted a photo of the wanted gunman just after 9 a.m. Tuesday on it's Facebook page.

The photo appears to be from a surveillance video.

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At least 12 people were killed in a shooting late Wednesday at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Borderline Bar and Grill was holding its weekly Among the estimated 130 to 180 people at the bar were five off - duty police officers , enjoying the night like the other partyers. As patrons dove for cover

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It shows a man wearing black pants, black shoes and a black hooded sweatshirt with his face covered.

WISN 12 News reporter Caroline Reinwald said there were more than 20 squad cars lined up at the scene Monday night and K-9s were being brought in.

Reinwald said she has seen Racine police officers hugging each other at the the scene.

One of the bar's co-owner posted this on Facebook:

"Yes there was just an incident at Teezers! There was a man who walked into the bar armed and tried to rob the bar.. when confronted he wrestled with the good samaritan and got free. At which time he fired shots and ran at the back door... that is all the info I have at the this time so instead of bashing the place and talking shit let’s pray for everyone’s well being... thanks."

Multiple agencies are investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call police at 262-656-1234.

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Off-duty officer shot dead while trying to stop armed robbery Officer John Hetland was a 24-year veteran of the Racine Police Department.

Six off - duty police officers from other agencies were inside, Dean said. He said the parent of one person who was there told him the officers stood in The shooting unfolded a little more than a year after a lone gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las

An off - duty police officer shot and killed a man and was seriously wounded in an exchange of gunfire yesterday in a Staten Island bar . The police described it as an altercation provoked by the man who was slain. The shooting occurred at about 6 P.M. before six witnesses in the Gingerbread Lounge

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