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- Aug. 06, 1892 -
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McDonald Borough Police Department Agency Patch
Resided: PA, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Aug. 06, 1892
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male
Agency
Dept: McDonald Borough Police Dept.
PA   USA
Dept. Type: Municipal/Police
Hero's Rank: Constable
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: PA   USA   Sat. Aug. 06, 1892
Summary: Constable Hugh Coyle was shot and killed while attempting to arrest an escapee who had just shot the police chief of Noblestown.

The man had been serving a sentence for murder when he escaped from jail. He was located by a county detective and the Noblestown police chief, hiding in an old ice barn. When the the police chief entered the barn, he was shot in the shoulder and wounded.

A large crowd assembled at the location and set off dynamite, destroying part of the barn, but the man remained hidden. Later in the afternoon, Constable Coyle, who had gone to the scene from McDonald, stated he would get the man out. As he entered the barn he was shot and fatally wounded.

Following the shooting of Constable Coyle, the crowd poured oil on the barn and set it afire. As the flames spread the suspect committed suicide.

Constable Coyle also served as a deputy sheriff in addition to serving as a policeman for McDonald Borough. He was survived by his wife and daught

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