Baltimore officer shot to death

Officer Down: Troy Chesley, Sr. - [Baltimore, Maryland]

Courtesy Baltimore PD

Biographical Info

Age: 34

Additional Info: Detective Troy Chesley, Sr., had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for 13 years. He is survived by his two sons.

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Detective Chesley was shot and killed during on off-duty robbery attempt.

Date of Incident: January 9, 2007


Baltimore officer shot to death

By Gus G. Sentementes and Annie Linskey, Sun Reporters

A 13-year-veteran of the Baltimore Police Department was shot to death as he walked up to his girlfriend's home in Northwest Baltimore early this morning, shortly after he got off work.

Det. Troy Lamont Chesley Sr., 34, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at Sinai Hospital, police officials said. He was shot by one or more gunmen who approached him as he walked in the 5400 block of Fairfax Road, a quiet residential street in the city's West Forest Park neighborhood.

The shooting came amid a spate of slayings -- 10 in the first nine days of the new year. ...

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