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Anniversary of the Death of Officer James M. Compton, Jr.
Start Date: 3/16/2020
End Date: 3/16/2020
This event recurs yearly until 3/16/2022.   Click here to see the series dates.
Event Description
During the evening hours of Tuesday, March 16, 1976, Narcotics Detective James M. Compton, Jr., 29 was shot and fatally wounded in an ambush when he and a team of other detectives attempted to serve a warrant on three men barricaded in a westside residence at 2145 Gent Avenue.  (Narrative)
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