Officer Eugene I. Williams

Officer Eugene I. Williams

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Tuesday, February 27, 1968

Eugene I. Williams

Officer Eugene Williams was shot and killed while approaching a vehicle that had just been involved in an accident.

He had observed the vehicle strike a parked car so he had positioned his cruiser to stop the car in the 700 block of 12 Street, SE. As he approached it the man inside suddenly pulled out a handgun and shot Officer Williams in the chest. He was able to return fire and wound the suspect.

Officer Williams was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for six years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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