Officer Justin Winebrenner remembered for valor and bravery

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Proclamation to Justin Winebrenner family

Justin Winebrenner’s family accepts proclamation on 1/26/15

AKRON, Ohio- A man who gave his life protecting others was honored in Summit County Monday night.

Officer Justin Winebrenner, 32

Officer Justin Winebrenner, 32

County council members presented a proclamation of commendation to the family of Justin Winebrenner. The honor salutes Justin for his valor and bravery.

The Akron police officer was shot to death in November at Papa Don’s Pub in Akron.  Investigators said he was trying to remove an unruly customer who they said later opened fire, killing Winebrenner and injuring several others.

*Read more on Officer Winebrenner here*


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