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- Inn reportedly knocked on the door of the home and stood to the side, before a male suspect fired at the officer multiple times.
- The suspect, identified as Lance Lowe, was standing over Inn before firing his handgun at another officer who arrived at the scene, according to police.
- After briefly going inside again, Lowe returned with his 8-year-old son and proceeded to strangle the child.
- The arriving officer was able to shoot at Lowe after a bystander tackled him.
- Both Inn and Lowe succumbed to their injuries from the incident after being transported to San Joaquin General Hospital, authorities said.
- He leaves behind his wife Tela, who is also a police officer in the department, as well as a 7-month-old son, a 12-year-old stepdaughter and a 14-year-old stepson.
- Inn was remembered as a “principled man” by family and exemplary by his department.
- “I’ve never met anybody like him and quite with his caliber but he was a beautiful person inside,” Ken Finch, Inn’s uncle, told ABC10.
- “He was positive, optimistic person, so very well-liked around the police department,” Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones said. “The epitome of what a Stockton police officer should be. So tragically his life was taken today.”