Friends and family members of Lake City (Minn.) Police Officer Shawn Schneider are urging community members to keep their porch lights on as a symbol of hope for the critically wounded officer, reports Fox 9 News.
Officer Schneider was shot in the head by Alan Sylte, 25, on Monday. He had responded to a residence where Sylte held his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend hostage. The officer has been credited with saving the teen's life.
Sylte was found dead in the home, after an hours-long barricade at the home.