On June 2, 2020, David Dorn, a 77-year-old African-American retired police captain, was fatally shot by a man looting a pawn shop in the early hours of the morning. The incident occurred within the context of the George Floyd protests in St. Louis, Missouri.
David Dorn was born on November 29, 1942, he was a retired African-American captain in the Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis, working there from November 1969 to October 2007. He later served as police chief of Moline Acres since February 2008.
Dorn was discovered on the sidewalk in front of Lee’s Pawn and Jewelry around 2:30 AM. He had reportedly been responding to the burglar alarm of his friend’s pawn shop when he was fatally shot by unknown looters. His death was streamed on Facebook live.