Marshal Raymond Burr Lewis

Marshal Raymond Burr Lewis

Castle Rock Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, February 14, 1946

Raymond Burr Lewis

Marshal Raymond Lewis was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a juvenile suspect who was wanted for shooting two Denver police officers.

The suspect had been recognized while eating in a cafe and Marshal Lewis was called. Although he was unarmed, he approached the suspect and told him to put his hands up. The suspect instead pulled out a revolver and shot Marshal Lewis in the chest.

Several restaurant patrons were able to subdue the suspect and hold him until other officers arrived.

The 17-year-old suspect was sentenced to life in prison. He was later killed in a prison fight.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Died in prison

juvenile offender

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