Joe Robideau Obituary – Is Dead – Has Died: Death, Murder, Passed Away – Found Dead, Cause Of Death, Funeral: “A 21-year-old eastern Missouri man suspected of shooting a police officer was shot and killed when he fired several rounds at officers who were pursuing him, authorities said. Joe Robideau, of Troy, died after being shot Thursday evening, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office said.
Robideau was a suspect in the shooting of a St. Peters police officer during a traffic stop earlier Thursday. That officer was treated at a hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg and”
April 30, 2021, InsideEko Media. It is always difficult saying goodbye to someone we love and cherish. Family and friends must say goodbye to their beloved Joe Robideau, through social media posts posted to Twitter.
InsideEko is yet to confirm Joe Robideau’s cause of death as no health issues, accident or other causes of death have been learned to be associated with the passing.
This death has caused a lot of friends and family of Robideau so much hurt. It is in that mourning spirit that the concerned persons have taken to social media to share tributes to the deceased and condolences to the affected family.
Tributes To Joe Robideau
Across social media users’ timelines are statements that show respect, admiration, and gratitude towards Robideau as people mourn the passing.
“On 4/29/2021, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by multiple area law enforcement agencies during a pursuit that ended with an officer involved shooting that resulted in the death of a 21 year old man from Troy, Missouri. The suspect was wanted in connection with the shooting of a St. Peters Police Officer earlier in the day.
At 6:01 PM, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was notified that an off duty Lake St. Louis Police Officer was following the suspect into Lincoln County. Officers involved in the search for the suspect converged on the area and pursued the suspect into southern Lincoln County. Sheriff’s Deputies were joined by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troy Police Department, Lake St. Louis Police Department, Moscow Mills Police Department, and Metro Air Support.
The suspect stopped his vehicle in the area of 2639 Myers Road, Foristell, Missouri. As law enforcement officers positioned themselves, the suspect exited his vehicle with a rifle and immediately opened fire at officers. After shooting multiple rounds from one rifle, he grabbed a second rifle out of his vehicle and continued firing. A Lincoln County Sheriff vehicle was struck by gunfire.
After being fired upon, two Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies and a Lake St. Louis K-9 Police Officer returned fire. One Deputy is 25 years of age with 4 years of service. The second Deputy is 53 years of age with 30 years of service. The Lake St. Louis K-9 Officer 15 years of service and is 38 years of age.
Following the shooting, officers provided first aid to the suspect, however, he later succumbed to his wounds at an area hospital. He is identified as Joe Robideau, 21, residing in the 200 block of Rockport in Troy, Missouri.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol took control of the crime scene and will be handling the investigation at the request of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
Per department policy, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies were placed on Administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
“The law enforcement officers involved in this incident and area residents are very fortunate to have not been killed or injured due to the amount of gunfire from the suspect. This tragic event highlights the dangers we face every day in this profession”, said Lincoln County Sheriff Rick Harrell. “We cannot thank the assisting law enforcement agencies enough. By the grace of God we are thankful that there was no other loss of life.””
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