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Photograph: Constable Vu Pham

Patch image: Ontario Provincial Police, Ontario

Constable Vu Pham
Ontario Provincial Police

End of Watch: Monday, March 8, 2010

Biographical Info
Age: 37
Tour of Duty: 15 years
Badge Number: 8783

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Monday, March 8, 2010
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Shot and wounded

Constable Vu Pham was shot and killed while making a traffic
stop in a rural area near Leadbury, Ontario.

He was responding to a call when he stopped the vehicle. The
70-year-old driver of the car immediately opened fire on
Constable Pham. Over 25 shots were fired in the subsequent
exchange in which Constable Pham was fatally wounded.

The suspect was shot and wounded by other officers a short
time later.

Constable Pham was transported to London Health Sciences
Centre, where he succumbed to his wounds.

Constable Pham had served with the Ontario Provincial Police
for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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