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Mar. 04, 1954
Caucasian Male / 50 yrs. of age
Cheyenne Police Dept.
Homicide - Gun
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Thu. Mar. 04, 1954
Patrolman Jernigan was shot and killed after he and two Air Force policemen answered a disturbance at a local restaurant. During the encounter the suspect attempted to gain control of one of the officers' weapons. Patrolman Jernigan pushed the Air Force policeman out of harms way and drew his weapon. He and the suspect exchanged shots and were both fatally wounded.