Ambers O. Shewmaker - ID 7059

Ambers O. Shewmaker

Line of Duty

CHP officer shot by motorist

Monday, November 24, 1969

Officer Ambers O. Shewmaker was patrolling near Banning late in the evening when he was shot by a motorist he stopped for speeding. Shewmaker was using his radio at the time he was shot, and his killer was driving a stolen car. The 28-year-old patrol officer died the following day and his killer was captured soon after the shooting. Officer Shewmaker had been a CHP officer for nine months.