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An Ohio detective who was shot twice in the face while serving a drug-related warrant on Monday has died, police said Thursday.
Del Rio, a 30-year veteran of the department, was shot while working with a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) task force, Police Chief Richard Biehl had said.
The article goes on to state the following:
Dayton police said detectives had knocked and announced themselves as law enforcement officers before entering a home Monday just before 7 p.m.
As Del Rio proceeded down the basement stairs he was shot in the face, police said. He was listed in “grave condition” and his injuries were described as “not survivable”
On Thursday, the Dayton Police Dept. announced on Facebook:
“We are heartbroken to announce the passing of Det. Jorge Del Rio who succumbed to a line of duty injury today November 7, 2019. Earlier today at Grandview Hospital, Det. Del Rio acted to save lives through the generous gift of organ donation.”
We are heartbroken to announce the passing of Det. Jorge Del Rio who succumbed to a line of duty injury today November 7, 2019. Earlier today at Grandview Hospital, Det. Del Rio acted to save lives through the generous gift of organ donation.
Details on funeral services to come pic.twitter.com/au6xeuSj4l
— Dayton Police Dept. (@DaytonPolice) November 7, 2019
“The smallest amount of fentanyl can have lethal consequences,” said Chief of Police Robert Fisher. “We are appreciative of our detectives’ outstanding work in getting this dangerous drug off the street.” pic.twitter.com/RcX2XNwzUB
— Hilliard Ohio Police (@Hilliard_Police) November 7, 2019
Blessed Are The Peacemakers
Detective Jorge DelRio
Dayton Police Department, Ohio
— National FOP (@GLFOP) November 7, 2019
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