Sgt. Lindblom and a group of other officers entered a building that was possibly harboring an armed fugitive. Upon entering and conducting a search, the suspect was found hiding under a pile of clothes in a closet. A shoot-out ensued.Sgt. Lindblom’s was shot at several times receiving several hits. The shot to his chest was stopped by his Second Chance® armor. He received other injuries in his legs, but was treated and released from the hospital. The suspect did not survive the shoot-out.The newspaper headlines the next morning correctly stated, “Protective vest likely saved the life of sergeant leading team”.
We welcome Sergeant Reid Lindblom, SAVE #877, to The Safariland Group SAVES CLUB®.