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Memorial to Elmer L. Hunter

Elmer L. Hunter

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: March 20, 1963
Rank: Officer
Age: 24
Years of Service: 1
Marital Status: Married
Children: Two
Location of Death: 3109 Nichols Avenue, SE


While escorting a man off a city bus, Officer Hunter became involved in a scuffle. The suspect drew a .32 caliber handgun and shot Officer Hunter three times before Officer Hunter could return fire.

Officer Hunter died from his injuries an hour later.

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