Officer Charles E. Carter, Jr.

Officer Charles E. Carter, Jr.

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Monday, May 9, 1927

Charles E. Carter, Jr.

Officer Charles Carter succumbed to a gunshot wound suffered two days earlier while responding to a report of an intoxicated man.

The suspect opened fire, striking Officer Carter in the chest. The suspect was arrested in a Kentucky mental institution a month later.

Officer Carter had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for only two months.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 7, 1927
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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