Patrolman Daniel J. McShane

Patrolman Daniel J. McShane

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, January 31, 1922

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Daniel J. McShane

Patrolman Daniel McShane was shot and killed shortly after midnight when he responded to the scene of a dispute between a tenant and a landlord at 17 Wheeler Street.

He was attempting to crawl through a window when he was shot in the stomach and killed. The suspect was apprehended after several hours in which he and officers exchanged almost 100 shots.

The suspect, age 60, was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 12 to 15 years.

Patrolman McShane was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI veteran and had served with the Boston Police Department for two years.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .44 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to 15 years

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Patrolman McShane,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army in Europe fighting the Germans during World War I as a member of the 89th Division-“the Rolling W.”

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 31, 2022

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