Laura Lewis
Pamela Schwenk prepares to place a chief’s medal around the neck of her husband Jacob’s colleague, Leland Police Officer Charles McGee, left. Both officers were honored at a town ceremony April 20. Jacob Schwenk, who was shot multiple times by an assailant who was killed Dec. 9, is pictured at right with Leland Mayor Brenda Bozeman.
Leland officers honored for Dec. 9 actions, heroism

LELAND — It was an emotional ceremony as two Leland police officers were honored last week for their actions and heroism in a Dec. 9 shooting.

Officer Jacob Schwenk was shot six times and injured by assailant Brent Matthew Quinn, who was killed when Schwenk returned fire. Fellow officer Charles McGee was also recognized for his actions that night and for saving Schwenk’s life.

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