Inspector Albert A. Kelly

Inspector Albert A. Kelly

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, December 6, 1956

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Albert A. Kelly

Inspector Albert Kelly was shot and killed when he and two other officers attempted to arrest a shooting suspect.

The officers went to a hotel on North Illinois Street to arrest the man who had shot a store clerk earlier in the day. When the officers entered the room the suspect opened fire, fatally wounding Inspector Kelly and seriously wounding a second officer. The wounded officer was able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Inspector Kelly had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for 28 years and was a US Navy veteran. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 28 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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