Patrolman William C. Grunwald

Patrolman William C. Grunwald

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, December 24, 1925

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William C. Grunwald

Patrolman William Grunwald was shot and killed at Toledano Street near South Rampart Street by a crazed drunk man he was attempting to arrest for shooting a 15-year-old boy.

Another officer shot and wounded the suspect. He was arrested later that day at Charity Hospital where he went seeking medical attention.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

shots fired call

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