Bio & Incident Details
Tour: Not available
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Released on parole
Patrolman Robert Harris was shot and killed when he and another officer attempted to stop a fight in a restaurant at 2405 Second Avenue.
An employee of the restaurant called the manager and told him of the fight. When the manager entered he opened fire with a handgun, killing Patrolman Harris and wounding the other officer.
A grand jury declined to indict the manager on homicide. He was found guilty of illegal possession of a weapon and released on parole.