Ernest Hunter,

Savannah, Georgia
September 13, 1958

Agencies: Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Georgia SCMPD

Cause of death: Shooting

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Ernest Hunter was arrested in Savannah, Georgia, on September 13, 1958. Later that day, he was shot and killed by a police officer following an alleged struggle inside the holding cell at the police station. Hunter was arrested after he interfered with the officer’s attempts to give Hunter’s wife a traffic citation.

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