11-06-2008, 12:04 AM #1
In Memory Of STLFD FF Leonard Riggins
FF Riggins was off duty when he was shot doing what he was taught to do. FF Riggins came upon the scene of a single vehicle accident while on his way home from work. Unbeknown to him the crash victim was a car jaccking suspect.
When Riggins approached the car he was shot once in the chest. After shooting Riggins the suspect then proceeded to steal Riggens vehicle which he later crashed as well.
The suspect then ran off with St. Louis County Police in pursuit. While running the suspect fired at the police who returned fire thus killing the suspect.
Leonard Riggins later died from his wounds at Christian NE Hospital.
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