Patrolman David A. Moehler

Patrolman David A. Moehler

East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, April 18, 1925

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David A. Moehler

Patrolman David Moehler was shot and killed while responding to the sounds of gunfire on a nearby city street. A man had just murdered a business agent with whom he had been arguing about wages.

As Patrolman Moehler ran to the scene the suspect shot him. Another responding officer shot and killed the suspect.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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John Haseltine - Civilian

April 18, 2016

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