Patrolman John McGonnigal

Patrolman John McGonnigal

Hannibal Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, July 13, 1916

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John McGonnigal

Patrolman McGonnigal was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious person in an alley between Third Street and Fourth Street shortly after midnight. As Patrolman McGonnigal approached, the suspect opened fire, mortally wounding the patrolman.

The suspect fled the scene. In March of 1921 he was shot and killed by the Monroe City marshal.


  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 94th 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 who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 13, 2010

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