Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 1 month
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 10/13/1970
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Not available
Patrolman John Scott was killed by a gunshot to the chest when a fellow officer’s service revolver accidentally discharged.
He was transported to Allegheny General Hospital where he succumbed to the wound.
Patrolman Scott was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and had served with the Pittsburgh Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife, two sons, parents, two sisters, and one brother.