Randall Gorden (9899)



12/12/2014: A woman told authorities that her ex-boyfriend, Gorden, was trying to break into her residence. Gorden, drinking and armed, sat in a vehicle near the residence. After 75 minutes, Gorden lighted a cigarette. Officers tried to detain him while he was distracted. Gorden revealed a pistol. Officer of the year Adam Akers shot him. It was reported as the first fatal shooting by the department in 25 or more years. http://www.knoxnews.com/news/watchful-eye/man-killed-after-standoff-with-sevierville-police_63636347

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