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Sergeant David Kilpatrick | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


David Kilpatrick

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, January 28, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: 30 years

Badge # 776

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: One shot and killed; four arrested

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Sergeant David Kilpatrick was shot and killed by burglary suspects in a pawn shop at 2629 3rd Avenue, the Bronx.

He and his partner responded to the report of a burglary in progress and when they arrived they were met with gunfire from five suspects. Sergeant Kilpatrick and his partner were hit. While Sergeant Kilpatrick lay on the ground wounded one suspect walked up to him and emptied his gun into the Sergeant’s back. That suspect was then shot and killed by his partner. The other four men were arrested.

Sergeant Kilpatrick had served with the New York City Police Department for 30 years and was assigned to the 40th Precinct.

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Thank you for your service granpa! Loved and missed

Meg Kelly Rehders
Grand Daughter
April 17, 2016


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