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Jul. 01, 1982
Black Male / 31 yrs. of age
Charlotte Police Dept.
Homicide - Gun
On The Job:
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Thu. Jul. 01, 1982
Patrol Officer Ernest Coleman was shot and killed while working a uniformed off-duty security detail at a local convenience store. He was shot by a man he had ejected from the store earlier in the evening for being rowdy.
The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on March 2, 1983.
Officer Coleman had served with the Charlotte Police Department for 18 months.