FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: Police Officer Tom Decker was killed late Thursday in Cold Spring, Minn., after he was ambushed by an allegedly suicidal man, Ryan Michael Larson, 34, who is currently being held on suspicion of second-degree murder.
Officer Decker, a six year veteran of the force, was responding to a report of a suicidal man, when he was shot twice after getting out of his squad car near the subject’s apartment. He died at the scene.
Officer Tom Decker is survived by his wife and four children.
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