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Constable Harvey Wissinger | Cambria County District Attorney's Office, Pennsylvania Cambria County District Attorney's Office, Pennsylvania

Constable

Harvey Wissinger

Cambria County District Attorney's Office, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, June 25, 1922

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Committed suicide

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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.

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As a distant relative and wife of an LEO please know you are not forgotten and I remember and honor your service.

S. Wissinger
Distant Relative
May 10, 2016

 

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