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Police Officer Hugh J. McCartney | St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

Police Officer

Hugh J. McCartney

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Sunday, May 31, 1903

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 2 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 5/16/1903

Weapon: Person

Offender: One shot and killed

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Officer McCartney was attacked by a mob of men and women for unknown reasons while on patrol at 14th Street and Clark Avenue. The mob attacked him with pistols, bricks and razors. While struggling to protect himself he was able to shoot and kill one of the suspects. He was seriously injured and succumbed to his wounds 15 days later.
Officer McCartney had been with the agency for only two months and was survived by his wife and three children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 31, 2015

 

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