Rowland A. Gill
On June 10, 1933, Officer Gill was shot in the mouth by Jesse Brooks. Officers Jim Boyles and H.E. King, along with Officer Gill, responded to a break-in call at John Ferliner's store on Erwin Road. Officers Boyles and King entered the store and found Brooks inside. As they brought Brooks out of the building, Brooks pulled a gun and shot Officer Gill, who was covering the entrance to the store. Brooks ran off as Officers Boyles and King were shooting at him. Brooks was recaptured the next day, and had 5 bullet wounds in him. He survived the bullet wounds, but was tried, convicted, and executed for the murder of Officer Gill.
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