Patrolman Charles Lewis Cooper, Jr.

Patrolman Charles Lewis Cooper, Jr.

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, August 17, 1925

Charles Lewis Cooper, Jr.

Patrolman Charles Cooper succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained two weeks earlier while questioning two men on Carson Street at approximately 4:10 am.

As he approached them one one of the subjects drew a revolver and opened fire, striking Patrolman Cooper twice in the arm and leg before he could react. Patrolman Cooper was able to walk to to a call box where he alerted other officers to the shooting. He was taken to South Side Hospital where he remained until succumbing to his wounds.

Patrolman Cooper had served with the Pittsburgh Police Department for two years and was assigned to the West End Station.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year, 1 month
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, August 5, 1925
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Not available

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RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 12, 2015

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