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George Coulter

Birth
Death
17 Aug 1858
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID
140473093 View Source

Patrolman George Coulter was shot and killed by a subject near the intersection of Hancock Street and Green Street.

Another officer was attempting to make an arrest at the scene of a large bonfire when another man interfered. Patrolman Coulter and the second subject began to struggle and then exchanged shots. Patrolman Coulter suffered two gunshot wounds and died approximately 30 minutes later.

The subject was also shot but survived his wounds. He was charged with Patrolman Coulter's murder but later acquitted at trial after claiming self defense.

Patrolman Coulter had served with the Louisville Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and several children.

Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/22307-patrolman-george-coulter#ixzz3MyqzO3Ov

Patrolman George Coulter was shot and killed by a subject near the intersection of Hancock Street and Green Street.

Another officer was attempting to make an arrest at the scene of a large bonfire when another man interfered. Patrolman Coulter and the second subject began to struggle and then exchanged shots. Patrolman Coulter suffered two gunshot wounds and died approximately 30 minutes later.

The subject was also shot but survived his wounds. He was charged with Patrolman Coulter's murder but later acquitted at trial after claiming self defense.

Patrolman Coulter had served with the Louisville Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and several children.

Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/22307-patrolman-george-coulter#ixzz3MyqzO3Ov

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