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Memorial to Eugene I. Williams

Eugene I. Williams

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

 Date of Death: February 27, 1968
Rank: Officer
Age: 31
Years of Service: Six
Marital Status: Married
Children: Two
Location of Death: 700 block 12th Street, SE


Officer Williams was in a one man Scout Car when he saw a vehicle hit another parked vehicle. He pulled in front of the car to block it in and then he approached the driver and asked for his driver's permit. The driver suddenly drew a handgun and shot Officer Williams through the heart. Officer Williams was able to fire his weapon twice, slightly wounding the suspect.

Officer Williams died on the scene.

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