|Death: ||Apr. 30, 1899|
Patrolman Summitt was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a drunk man who was causing a disturbance in front of a grocery store on Lischey Avenue. Patrolman Summitt advised the man to quiet down or he would have to be arrested. The man responded that no officer could arrest him. The man then produced pistol, in an effort to disarm him, Patrolman Summitt began to struggle with the man. The suspect fired three shots, mortally wounding Patrolman Summitt. Patrolman Summitt succumed to his wounds shortly after midnight. The suspect was arrested and charged with Murder.
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Plot: Section 10 Lot 625
Maintained by: james pearce
Originally Created by: Joseph P Abel
Record added: Jan 22, 2006
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