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$25,000 reward offered for information leading to arrest, conviction in Racine officer's death

Posted at 10:47 AM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 12:40:06-04

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now offering a $20,000 reward for any information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible in Officer John Hetland's death.

In addition to the FBI reward, the Andis Corporation of Racine is offering an additional $5,000 reward.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at (888) 636-9330, (262) 656-7333 or (800) 807-TIPS (8477).

Watch continuing coverage below as it develops here:

Officer John Hetland was killed while intervening in an armed robbery at Teezers Tavern.

He was off-duty at the time.

The suspect shot Hetland, and then fled the scene.

Hetland served the Racine Police Department for 24 years.

Anyone with any information on the suspect's whereabouts is asked to contact the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department at 262-656-1234, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 262-636-9330.