Friends and members of the tactical unit in which Ofc. Jason Schneider served offer condolences to the family of the fallen officer. Schneider was shot and killed Wednesday while serving a warrant in Catonsville. Credit: Bryan Sears
Police officers, friends and family members honored officer Jason Schneider, 36, Wednesday evening, hours after he was gunned down in a fatal shootout.
A veteran Baltimore County police officer, Schneider suffered a fatal gunshot wound while serving a warrant inside a Catonsville home Wednesday morning. A person inside the home was also killed.
Several hundred police officers and county employees gathered for the ceremonial wreath laying in Schneider's honor at a monument to officers killed in the line of duty. The monument is in Towson near the historic Courthouse and Baltimore County Circuit Court Building.