Donald R. Wendt (9845)



11/23/2014: Iraq veteran, recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, and firefighter Wendt appeared on his front lawn with a weapon to confront local police, responding to an evening call about a suicidal man. Wendt retreated into the house while SWAT members set up a perimeter. He then came back out to point his weapon at police. He was fatally shot. http://tbo.com/news/crime/bradenton-police-fatally-shoot-firefighter-in-swat-standoff-20141124/

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