Incident Location: Woodbine Street and Floyd Street
Weapon Used: Handgun
Case Status: Closed
Patrolman Weber succumbed to a gunshot wound received the previous day when he and his partner attempted to break up a fight. The two (2) officers were walking their beat when they observed four (4) people fighting near Floyd and Woodbine Streets. When they attempted to intervene, one of the men produced a pistol and shot Patrolman Weber in the chest. Patrolman Weber's partner was able to return fire and wound the suspect.
The suspect was found guilty of murder and sentenced to 21 years.
Patrolman Weber was a U.S. Army veteran of the Spanish-American War and had served on the department for five (5) months. He is survived by his parents.