Lieutenant Daniel J. McCann

Lieutenant Daniel J. McCann

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, July 30, 1964

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Daniel J. McCann

Lieutenant McCann was shot to death by an unruly woman he had ejected from a bar on 11th and Spruce Street in Center City. The 27-year-old woman, who had been creating a disturbance in the bar, pulled a revolver from her handbag and fired.

The suspect was convicted of voluntary manslaughter on September 17, 1965, and sentenced to a indeterminate term in the State Industrial Institution for Women at Muncy.

Lieutenant McCann was a 14-year veteran of the force. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 135

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Sentenced to prison

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