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 Gary W. Murakami, Policeman

Gary W. Murakami

Monday, September 9, 1968



Murakami, Gary W.

Rank: Policeman

Serial Number: 14037

Division: University

Location: 3236 W 60th St.

Date killed: Monday, September 9, 1968

Cause of Death: Shot by a Mentally Ill
Suspect

Bio: Officer Murakami was shot and killed while he
and his partner answered a call of a disturbance. As the officers
approached the apartment, the suspect opened fire on them, striking
Officer Murakami. The other officers on the scene returned fire,
killing the suspect. Officer Murakami died on the operating table
about an hour after the incident.

Officer Murakami had graduated from the police academy the previous
Friday. He was survived by his wife.

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