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Donald T. McHale - Mar. 25, 1951 -
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Mar. 25, 1951
Caucasian Male / 36 yrs. of age
Minneapolis Police Dept.
Homicide - Gun
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Fatal Incident Summary
Sun. Mar. 25, 1951
Patrolman McHale was killed after being pushed through a window which caused deep cuts on his legs. Patrolman McHale and a friend had just left a club when two men approached them and attempted to rob them. Patrolman McHale identified himself as an officer and chased one of the men. During the ensuing struggle Patrolman McHale was pushed through a glass window of a department store at Lake Street and 17th Avenue South. The suspects were apprehended but were not prosecuted for lack of evidence. Patrolman McHale had been with the agency for three years and was survived by wife and five children. He was also survived by a brother who was a detective with the agency.