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Edward Byrnes

End of Tour: Thursday, July 4, 1895Fallen Hero
Rank: Patrolman
Assignment: Not available
Age: Not available
Incident Date: Thursday, July 4, 1895
Incident Location: Roselane Street
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Suspect Name: Not available
Weapon Involved: Firearm
Case Status: Not available


Patrolman Byrnes was shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest at a tavern on Roselane Street.

He and several other officers were attempting to clear a corner of loitering men when one of the men in the crowd opened fire.

Patrolman Byrnes had been with the agency for two and a half years.

Louisville Division of Police