Patrolman Morris D. Lopez

Patrolman Morris D. Lopez

Tampa Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, July 9, 1949

Morris D. Lopez

Patrolman Lopez was shot and killed by unknown assailants at 7th Avenue and 16th Street in Ybor City while on foot patrol. A vehicle suddenly stopped and a shot rang out, striking Patrolman Lopez in the chest. No suspects were ever identified and the case remains open.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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I'm a great niece. Morris was my grandfather's brother. I have newspaper clippings and though I wasn't even born. .. I feel like I was there. Alot has changed since then today I'm at 7th & 16th where you were killed some 70 years ago

Kary
Niece

July 21, 2018

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