OFFICER JUSTIN PUTNAM

San Marcos Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: April 18, 2020

Officer Justin Putnam, 31, he was born to be in this line of work. Officer Putnam served with San Marcos police for five-and-a-half years and has a family history in law enforcement. Police Officer Justin Putnam was shot and killed when he and other officers responded to a domestic assault incident at an apartment. As the officers entered the apartment they were ambushed by a male subject with a rifle. Officer Putnam was killed and two other officers were critically wounded. The subject committed suicide after shooting the officers.

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