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Dec. 09, 1934
Caucasian Male / 50 yrs. of age
Muskogee Police Dept.
Homicide - Gun
On The Job:
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Sun. Dec. 09, 1934
Officer Hinson died of a gunshot wound he received six days earlier after responding to a traffic accident. Officer Hinson responded to a traffic accident in downtown Muskogee. The accident involved a taxi driver who was intoxicated and a local citizen. When Officer Hinson attempted to arrest the taxi driver for driving under the influence, the suspect produced a weapon and shot Officer Hinson in the chest. He was transporting to a local hospital where remained until his death, six days later.
Officer Hinson had served with the Muskogee Police Department for six years and was survived by his wife.