Retired police captain David Dorn was found shot dead Tuesday outside of a pawn shop.
At 2:30 a.m, according to KMOV4, police found 77-year-old Dorn shot dead outside of Lee’s Pawn Shop and Jewelry Store on Martin Luther King Drive.
Police said the pawn shop had been looted. (RELATED: Australian Reporters Violently Moved On Live TV By Riot Police During DC Protests, Prime Minister Demands Investigation)
One of the people murdered last night was a retired St. Louis City Captain. He was murdered by looters at a pawnshop. He was the type of brother that would’ve given his life to save them if he had to.
Violence is not the answer, whether it’s a citizen or officer.
— Ethical Society of Police – ESOP (@ESOP_STL) June 2, 2020
The Ethical Society of Police of St. Louis took to Twitter to comment on Tuesday. You can read their tweet condemning the violence above.
Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch also commented on Twitter, saying it was not a surprise that he died “fighting.” Fitch called Dorn a “true public servant.”
A true public servant. Protecting & serving all the way to the end. None of us who knew you are surprised you went out fighting at Lee’s Pawn this morning. God speed my friend. #DavidDorn pic.twitter.com/i9X7q9hKIc
— Tim Fitch (@ChiefTimFitch) June 2, 2020
The investigation into Dorn’s death is ongoing, according to KMOV4.