On November 20th, Sergeant Tom Lake was shot twice in the face by a disturbed 19-year-old male. Lake was ambushed while at a stoplight in his police car on Hampton Avenue at Pernod.
One bullet lodged in his face.
The St. Louis Hills Neighborhood Association will present this married father of three, with a Blue Ribbon plaque for his service at their meeting Wednesday, June 28 at 7 p.m.
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