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We shall never forget Detective Jared Scott Jensen. Detective Jensen was shot a…

We shall never forget Detective Jared Scott Jensen.
Detective Jensen was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a parolee who was wanted for attempted murder.
Detective Jensen radioed dispatch that he had spotted the suspect near the intersection of Costilla Street and Hancock Avenue and that he was going to make contact with the suspect.
After approaching the suspect, Detective Jensen was shot once in the face and fell to the ground. The suspect stood over him and shot him again.
Four minutes later, citizens called to report a shooting. Responding officers located Detective Jensen on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
The suspect was apprehended by FBI and ATF agents following a massive manhunt and was subsequently convicted of second-degree murder.
On May 5, 2008, he was sentenced to 96 years in prison.
End of Watch: February 22, 2006

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