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Patrolman Donald M. Winn, Jr. | Seymour Police Department, Indiana Seymour Police Department, Indiana

Patrolman

Donald M. Winn, Jr.

Seymour Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 7, 1961

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/28/1961

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman Donald Winn succumbed to a gunshot wound suffered 10 days earlier while he and his partner investigated a burglary at a car dealership.

When the officers found that the dealership had been broken into, they entered the building and walked towards the office. The suspects heard the officers approaching and one of them opened fire, striking Patrolman Winn in the chest. Patrolman Winn's partner returned fire and took the suspects into custody. Patrolman Winn was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wound 10 days later.

Patrolman Winn had served with the Seymour Police Department for 11 years.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Winn. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 6, 2013

 

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