Detective Lieutenant Paul T. Lee

Detective Lieutenant Paul T. Lee

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, December 20, 1932

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Paul T. Lee

Lieutenant Lee was shot and killed by a robbery suspect.

Lieutenant Lee and another officer went to a apartment to question a woman as to the whereabouts of a wanted man. Another man who was in the apartment, an ex-convict wanted for several robberies, apparently thought the officers were after him and opened fire as soon as the door was opened. The suspect escaped in his vehicle.

On Febuary 4, 1933, the suspect and his partner were killed in a gun battle with police in Los Angeles.


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  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

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

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Detective Lieutenant Lee, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 28, 2019

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