Patrolman Morris D. Lopez

Patrolman Morris D. Lopez

Tampa Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, July 9, 1949

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Morris D. Lopez

Patrolman Lopez was shot and killed by unknown assailants at 7th Avenue and 16th Street in Ybor City while on foot patrol. A vehicle suddenly stopped and a shot rang out, striking Patrolman Lopez in the chest. No suspects were ever identified and the case remains open.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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While your assailants may have never been caught to face justice here one earth, they surely faced a higher authority and justice at a later time in a different place. Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered. Rest in peace always

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 9, 2020

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