Patrolman Morris D. Lopez

Patrolman Morris D. Lopez

Tampa Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, July 9, 1949

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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 work for Tampa Police and recently got issued vehicle #397. It has Ofc Lopez's name and end of watch date on it . Just wanted to let Ofc Lopez's family know that we haven't forgotten him and I'm proud to have his name on my car.

MPO J Arthur
Tampa PD

April 1, 2019

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