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Policeman Paul Donath | Los Angeles Police Department, California Los Angeles Police Department, California

Policeman

Paul Donath

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch: Thursday, April 28, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Shot and killed

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Policeman Donath was shot and killed while responding to a shooting.

A 26 year old woman, said to be suffering from mental stress over a relationship gone bad, shot at her neighbor during an argument about the neighbor's noisy lawn mower. As Policeman Donath arrived at her home she met him at the front door and shot him. After forcing the suspect from her home with tear gas, police were forced to shoot her when she opened fire on them.

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Rest in Peace to my Great Uncle Paul.

Susan McCoy Olson
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July 22, 2013

 

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