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Police Officer Webster E. Schumann | Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

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Webster E. Schumann

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 29, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 849

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Webster Schumann and Clerk Thomas Dillon were shot and killed when they responded to reports of a former mental patient who had shot a men in the neck. When the officers arrived at the scene the man began shooting indiscriminately, wounding four citizens and five officers. Officer Schumann was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Officer Schumann died the following day. Clerk Dillon, who's spinal column had been severed, died two weeks later.

Officer Schumann had been with the agency for five years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

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End of Watch: Monday, July 12, 1926
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