Inspector Albert A. Kelly

Inspector Albert A. Kelly

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, December 6, 1956

Albert A. Kelly

Inspector Albert Kelly was shot and killed when he and two other officers attempted to arrest a shooting suspect.

The officers went to a hotel on North Illinois Street to arrest the man who had shot a store clerk earlier in the day. When the officers entered the room the suspect opened fire, fatally wounding Inspector Kelly and seriously wounding a second officer. The wounded officer was able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Inspector Kelly had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for 28 years and was a US Navy veteran. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 54
  • Tour 28 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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