Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Handgun; .32 caliber
Officer Elmer Hunter was shot and killed while escorting a man off of a city bus at Nichols Avenue (modern day Martin Luther King Jr Avenue) and Alabama Avenue, SE. The two became engaged in a struggle and the suspect pulled out a .32 caliber handgun and shot him three times.
The subject was arrested several hours later.
Officer Hunter had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and two children.