Reserve Deputy Virgil H. McGee

Reserve Deputy Virgil H. McGee

Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, September 24, 1973

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Virgil H. McGee

Reserve Deputy McGee was shot and killed while working security for a Kansas City grocery store while off-duty. Deputy McGee was shot and killed while struggling with a armed suspect who was attempting to hold up the store.

The 17 year-old suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life February 13, 1974.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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