Officer Alcee Samuel McCray

Officer Alcee Samuel McCray

Cuyahoga Metro Housing Authority Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, October 14, 1989

Alcee Samuel McCray

Officer Alcee McCray was shot and killed after being confronted by an armed man in the housing complex.

The man had just disarmed Officer McCray when another officer exited the security office. The man shot and killed Officer McCray and then fired at the other officer, wounding him in the face. As the other officer fell, he fired six shots, hitting the subject four times. The man fled on foot, but was apprehended moments later by a canine officer.

The 30-year-old man was sentenced to 38 years to life for aggravated murder. His first parole hearing is in July, 2027.

Officer McCray had served with the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 58
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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I WORKED WITH ALCEE AND HELPED CATCH THE VILLIAN WHO KILLED HIM. I CONTINUE TO THINK ABOUT ALCEE EVEN WHILE BATTLING MY OWN ISSUES WITH TERMINAL CANCER. HOPEFULLY I WILL SEE ALCE AGAIN.

RETIRED CMHA POLICER OFFICER
CMHA PD

October 10, 2015

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