Bio & Incident Details
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Incident Date: 2/17/1900
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect: One shot and killed
Patrolman Newton Stewart as shot and killed by a group of soldiers who were attempting to break two fellow soldiers out of jail.
The two soldiers had been arrested for being drunk and disorderly. An on-duty jailer shot and killed one of the soldiers. Three others were convicted in a court martial after being identified.
Patrolman Stewart was a U.S. Army veteran of the Spanish American War.