Policeman Henry Fort Brown

Policeman Henry Fort Brown

Columbia Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, August 17, 1921

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Henry Fort Brown

Policeman Henry Brown was shot and killed by a prowler he confronted near the intersection of Park Street and First Street (modern-day Abbeville Street), at Camp Fornance, just after midnight.

A suspect who claimed to have seen the officer shot and killed by a prowler was held for investigation but the shooting remains unsolved.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, August 15, 1921
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Not available

suspicious person

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