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Detective Ivan G. Lorenzo | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Detective

Ivan G. Lorenzo

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 5, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Convicted

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Detective Ivan Lorenzo was shot and killed by a subject inside a bar in the Bronx.

The man had yelled a female while Detective Lorenzo was in the bar. When Detective Lorenzo asked to speak to him, the man suddenly pulled out a gun. Detective Lorenzo attempted to draw is off duty weapon but was shot in the chest.

A large amount of heroin was found in the bar during the ensuing investigation. The subject who shot him was eventually arrested and convicted of Detective Lorenzo's murder and narcotics charges.

Detective Lorenzo had served with the NYPD for six years and was assigned to the Narcotics Division. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Rest Easy IVAN.05/05/16.
MUCH THANKS to APO Christian Durante,
for your research & foto of Det.Lorenzo!

B.Saxon
former classmate
May 5, 2016

 

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