Anthony Kahila Gunderson (4961)

9/6/2009: Officer James Putman, who had served for one year, conducted a traffic stop on a Taurus vehicle occupied by Gunderson, who reportedly used a pistol to threaten a female subject. Gunderson left the vehicle and shot Officer Putman in the chest and leg. Officer Putman fatally shot Gunderson. Officer Putman, who was wearing a bulletproof vest, survived.

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