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Memorial to Leo W. Busch

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: September 28, 1926
Rank: Officer
Age: 28
Years of Service: One year and 10 months
Marital Status: Married
Location of Death: Grant Circle, NW


Officer Busch and Officer Ach stopped four suspicious males walking in the area of Grant Circle, NW, at four o'clock in the morning. Two of them drew guns and shot Officer Busch six times. Officer Ach was also wounded. Officer Busch chased the suspects one block while returning fire, then collapsed.

Officer Ach survived his wounds. 



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