Monday, February 17, 1936
Serial Number: Unknown
Location: 6253 Hollywood Blvd.
Date Killed: Monday, February 17, 1936
Cause of Death: Shot During a Family
Bio: Policeman Pritchett was shot and killed while
at the scene of a domestic dispute.
Policeman Pritchett and another officer responded to the scene. The
other officer arrived first and began to struggle with the suspect.
As Policeman Pritchett entered the business the suspect broke free
from the other officer, produced a handgun, and shot Policeman
Pritchett in the chest. The suspect and the other officer then
exchanged shots and both were wounded.
The suspect later stated that he had gone to the business and
planned on committing suicide in front of his wife.