77 year old retired St. Louis police officer identified as David Dorn was in the early hours of Tuesday shot and killed by people who had broken into a pawn shop during unrest that followed a peaceful protest over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. A reward of $10,00 has now being placed for anyone with useful information about people involved in the killing David Dorn.
According to the police David Dorn was found dead on the sidewalk in front of Lee’s Pawn & Jewelry. Police have not released details of what led to the shooting about 2:30 a.m, no arrest has being made yet.
Giving update on the death of David Colonel John W. Hayden, Jr., a St. Louis police commissioner, revealed that the retired officer was shoot dead during a looting process. David Dorn was exercising law enforcement training that he learned here,” Hayden said.
Precisely at 2:30 on Tuesday, The police found the retired officer, David Dorn shot dead on the sidewalk in front of Lee’s Pawn & Jewelry.
Dorn retired in October 2007 after serving for 38 years on the St. Louis Police force. After his retirement he became the chief of Moline Acres, a small town north of St. Louis.
Dorn joined the police academy in November 1969 and graduated in May 1970. He was assigned to Patrol Support when he retired from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department in October 2007.