Patrolman Innes was shot and killed by a suspect he had shot and wounded during an arrest attempt the year before. Patrolman Innes had awoken a man who was sleeping on a subway train. The man immediately grabbed Patrolman Innes' nightstick and severely beat him with it. Patrolman Innes was able to shoot and wound the suspect. The suspect and Patrolman Innes lived in the same neighborhood and the suspect repeatedly threatened him. The suspect shot and killed Patrolman Innes as he sat in his car in front of his house. Patrolman Innes was assigned to Transit District 30.