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Detective Hugh Tully | Birmingham Police Department, Alabama Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

Detective

Hugh Tully

Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Monday, October 13, 1913

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 13 years

Badge # 22

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Detective Hugh Tully was shot and killed as he and two other officers attempted to arrest a suspect wanted for fatally stabbing a man seven months earlier.

The officers had received word that the suspect was in a local restaurant. When they entered the restaurant the suspect pulled out his gun and opened fire. Detective Tully and the suspect were both mortally wounded.

Detective Tully had served with the Birmingham Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife.

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