Patrolman Fred J. Webber

Patrolman Fred J. Webber

Lorain Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, December 22, 1923

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Fred J. Webber

Patrolman Fred Webber was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a drunk male.

He had responded to a restaurant on Broadway and attempted to arrest the man. The suspect fled and Patrolman Webber gave chase. A struggle ensued and both Patrolman Webber and the suspect were shot as fellow officers arrived on the scene. Investigations found that the fatal round may have been fired by another officer, but it could not be proven. The suspect was charged with shooting with intent to kill and served one year in prison.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Served one year

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