Historical marker erected for cop killed in JFK shooting

The historical marker was placed across the street from where the shooting occurred between Officer Tippit and Lee Harvey Oswald

By Chuck Cox

Oak Cliff People

DALLAS — Nearly 49 years to the day he was shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald at 10th Street and Patton Avenue, Dallas police Officer J.D. Tippit's memory was honored with a historical marker in a stirring ceremony Tuesday afternoon. Tippit's widow, Marie, helped unveil the historical marker, which is now on the campus of Adamson High School.

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