Constable Harvey Wissinger

Constable Harvey Wissinger

Cambria County District Attorney's Office, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, June 25, 1922

Harvey Wissinger

Constable Wissinger was shot and killed after responding to a domestic problem at a farmhouse. A woman said her husband had forced her and their six children to sleep outside the night before and was trying to do it again. As Constable Wissinger attempted to arrest the man he produced a revolver and shot him. Later that night the suspect's body was found in a woods near Elton. He had died from a self inflicted gunshot wound.

Constable Wissinger was survived by his wife and six children.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Great-grandpa Wissinger, I never met you but I have heard a lot about you. I am so proud of you and your sacrifice. Love Tammy

Tammy
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July 20, 2018

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