Patrolman McKinley Massengale

Patrolman McKinley Massengale

Somerset Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, November 1, 1929

McKinley Massengale

Patrolman Massengale was shot and killed while searching a restaurant for illegal whiskey. One of the suspects inside the restaurant opened fire through a window, killing him.

Two suspects were taken into custody following the shooting.

Patrolman Massengale had served with the agency for 4 years.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 82nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater. Pittsburg Police Dept., eow 4/24

November 1, 2011

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