Policeman William E. Raymond

Policeman William E. Raymond

Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, September 10, 1919

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William E. Raymond

Policeman William Raymond was shot and killed at the corner of Line Street and Rutledge Avenue by a man he attempted to arrest for disorderly conduct. Policeman Raymond managed to return fire and then pulled a fire alarm before he collapsed.

The suspect was found seven hours later in a nearby backyard suffering from three gunshot wounds in his right leg.

Policeman Raymond was survived by his wife. He was a World War I veteran.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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