Special Policeman David M. Gray

Special Policeman David M. Gray

Lexington Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, September 29, 1892

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David M. Gray

Policeman David Gray was shot and killed by one of two men while attempting to quell an argument between them in a saloon near the train station.

The suspect also shot and killed the other man. He was arrested and charged with two counts of murder. He was tried and acquitted of one charge, and the other charge was dismissed.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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


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Officer Gray,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lexington.


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September 29, 2022

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