Officer Gus Spanos

spanos1993.jpgDied April 23, 1993 after an early morning shooting following a car stop in Tulsa on April 22.

About 1:48 a.m., Officer Spanos stopped a car at 5800 N. Cincinnati Ave. His backing officer found him lying next to his patrol unit with a bullet wound to the head. He was transported to the hospital where he died at 12:26 p.m. the following day.
The driver of the suspect vehicle fled the state but was eventually apprehended, convicted and sent to prison for the murder of Officer Spanos.

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