End of Tour: Saturday, May 22, 1909
Age: Not available
Incident Date: Saturday, May 22, 1909
Incident Location: Preston @ Shelby Pkwy
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Suspect Name: Not available
Weapon Involved: Officer's handgun
Case Status: Closed
Patrolman Conner was shot and killed after responding to a fight at a tavern at the corner of Preston and Shelby Streets.
During an arrest, the suspect was able to gain control of Patrolman Conner's service weapon and shot him in the head.
The suspect was later taken into custody by a sheriff's deputy.