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Constable Gordon Donald Pearson
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 22, 1966

Biographical Info
Age: 23
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Tuesday, November 22, 1966
Incident Location: Alberta
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Pearson was investigating a report of a fight at the Holly Esso Café in Alberta. Upon completion of his taking statements and speaking with persons at the scene, a native male fitting the description of the perpetrator entered the Café carrying a rifle at his side.

Pearson turned toward the individual who raised the 303 rifle. Pearson tried to grab the weapon but the suspect fired, hitting him in the wrist and stomach.

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