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Patrolman John Leslie Scott | Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman

John Leslie Scott

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 14, 1970

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 1 year, 1 month

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/13/1970

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Not available

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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.

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RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD
March 12, 2015

 

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