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Memorial to Raymond C. Leisinger

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: August 28, 1924
Rank: Officer
Years of Service: Two months
Marital Status: Married
Children: Two
Location of Death: 9 I Street, NE

Circumstance:

Officer Leisinger was observed hanging onto the rear bumper of a speeding auto. Officer Leisinger was later found lying in the street with a gunshot to the heart. It is believed that Officer Leisinger was attempting to stop the auto and he fired five rounds into the auto, before being shot through the heart by one of the occupants of the rear seat of the speeding auto. 

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