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Patrolman Louis Nelson Massey | Evansville Police Department, Indiana Evansville Police Department, Indiana


Louis Nelson Massey

Evansville Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Saturday, July 4, 1903

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: 18 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/3/1903

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Patrolman Louis Massey was shot and killed while questioning a suspect.

Patrolman Massey was on routine patrol when the owner of a local saloon told him a man had just left the establishment without paying for a beer. As Patrolman Massey questioned the man the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot him in the abdomen. Patrolman Massey was able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Patrolman Massey had served with the Evansville Police Department for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and child.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
July 13, 2015


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