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Albuquerque Officer Dies 8 Days After Being Shot at Traffic Stop

October 29, 2015  | 

Albuquerque Officer Daniel Webster died a little more than a week after being shot multiple times at a traffic stop. (Photo: Albuquerque PD)
Albuquerque Officer Daniel Webster died a little more than a week after being shot multiple times at a traffic stop. (Photo: Albuquerque PD)

The Albuquerque police officer shot and critically injured during a traffic stop last week succumbed to his injuries early Thursday morning after a week-long battle for his life, according to Police Chief Gorden Eden.

Officer Daniel Webster, 47, an 8-year-veteran of the department, had been on life support without brain function at University of New Mexico Hospital since Wednesday, his stepfather John Hanafin told the Albuquerque Journal.

Webster died at 2:15 a.m., Hanafin said.

After the shooting on Oct. 21, Webster was rushed to UNMH where he underwent two emergency surgeries. He had remained in critical condition in UNMH’s Intensive Care Unit ever since.

Webster was shot multiple times, including at least once in the face, in the parking lot of Walgreens at Eubank and Central as he tried to handcuff a man who was riding a motorcycle with a stolen license plate, according to police.

 


Comments (7)

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JJ Golliday @ 10/29/2015 4:29 PM

RIP Sir. Thank you for your many years of military service as well as your years in law enforcement. You and your family will be in my prayers. JJG
35 yr. LEO, 29 Yr. military.

COLIN MOULTIS @ 10/29/2015 7:04 PM

Rest in peace brother, may God be with you

COLIN MOULTIS @ 10/29/2015 7:05 PM

Rest in peace brother, may God be with you.

S.S. @ 10/30/2015 5:21 AM

May you R.I.P. Officer Webster. You left us all too soon, but we know that you are watching over all of us.

Charlie Blalock @ 10/30/2015 6:46 AM

Rest in peace my Brother. May God Bless your family,friends and fellow officers.
Mission accomplished,we will take it from here.

Dave M @ 10/30/2015 6:32 PM

Tragic! Another angel to look over us from above! :-(

"What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us." - Oliver Wendall Holmes

Saul Berkowitz @ 11/3/2015 12:49 PM

Better hope the FBI doesn't chanrge the dept for some sort of constitutional violation the officer may have made while he was getting murdered trying to do his job..

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