Officer Tim Brackeen died as a result of injuries sustained after being shot on Saturday, September 10, 2016. A search continues for the subject.
Brackeen was searching for a suspect who had outstanding warrants against him when he was wounded by gunfire. He was taken to Cleveland Regional Medical Center and then transferred to to Carolinas Medical Center.
He was a K-9 officer, and a 12-year veteran of the Shelby Police Department. He leaves behind a wife and daughter.
Shelby Police Department
End of Watch:
Monday, September 12th, 2016