Officer Hugh Greer

greer1962.jpgWas shot April 27, 1962, with his own gun during a struggle with a burglar.  Officer Greer and Officer Ray Burch attempted to arrest two burglars at the Safeway Store at 1700 S. Boston.  The suspects fled on foot and were discovered hiding on a porch behind a residence.
 
 One suspect grabbed Officer Greer's revolver during a struggle and fatally shot Officer Greer in the chest and shot Officer Burch in the mouth. 
Officer Burch shot the suspect in the chest.


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