Jerry Dean Rheinlander (4810)

6/5/2009: A man reported that his neighbor, Rheinlander, stood in a street in a residential neighborhood, threatening himself with a pistol. Officer Chris Lummus and another officer responded. The officers told Rheinlander to put the pistol down. Rheinlander pointed the .45-caliber pistol at the officers. Officer Lummus shot Rheinlander once in the chest with a .223-caliber rifle. Rheinlander died at Midland Memorial Hospital. Officer Lummus had served MPD for six years. The Texas Ranger Division investigated.

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