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CrimePa. police officer's death from 1981 wounds ruled homicide

23:20  15 may  2019
23:20  15 may  2019 Source:   ydr.com

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Pa. police officer's death from 1981 wounds ruled homicide© Provided by Gannett Co., Inc. Susquehanna Township Police Sgt. Robert “Bo” McCallister, who was shot during a gun battle with a bank robbery suspect on Feb. 19 , 1981 and who later died on Jan. 20. The shooter has now been charged with homicide, police said. Nearly 40 years ago, Susquehanna Township Police Lt. Robert “Bo” McCallister was shot in a running gun battle with a bank robbery suspect.

The suspect was able to flee and was never arrested, said Susquehanna Township Police Chief Robert Martin, who worked with McCallister.

Earlier this year, after suffering years of surgeries and recoveries, McCallister died at age 69. According to his obituary, he lived in Lewisberry.

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On Wednesday, law enforcement officials held a news conference to state that McCallister's death had been ruled a homicide.

"This is now an active and ongoing homicide investigation of an American police officer," Martin said. "We're going to give it everything we have, for Bo and his family."

No statute of limitations

Pa. police officer's death from 1981 wounds ruled homicide© Provided by Gannett Co., Inc. Susquehanna Township Police Sgt. Robert “Bo” McCallister, who was shot during a gun battle with a bank robbery suspect on Feb. 19 , 1981 and who later died on Jan. 20. The shooter has now been charged with homicide, police said.

Dauphin County District Attorney Francis Chardo said that a forensic pathologist had determined that the gunshot McCallister suffered on Feb. 19, 1981, ultimately led to his death.

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In addition, there is no statute of limitations in cases of homicide in Pennsylvania, he said.

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"It was that event, it was that shooting, that caused Lt. McCallister's death," Chardo said. "And under the law of Pennsylvania, it doesn't matter that it was 1981 that that wound was inflicted."

Chardo said there is a suspect in the case, but did not mention the individual's name during the news conference.

'He suffered tremendously over the years'

On Feb. 19, 1981, then-Sgt. McCallister responded to a bank alarm at the Fulton Bank on North Progress Avenue and Nationwide Drive, Martin said.

When McCallister arrived, he spotted a suspect leaving and chased the person. That's when the running gun battle ensued and McCallister was struck, according to Martin.

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McCallister survived, but the injury he suffered followed him the rest of his life, Chardo said.

"He suffered tremendously over the years and in an earlier day, he would have died (but) just because great physicians and other medical personnel were able to keep him alive, does not in any way excuse the person who inflicted that wound," he said.

Martin said he worked with McCallister for 15 years and in that time, witnessed a man who he called "a consummate American Law Enforcement Officer" and a "living symbol of our Constitution and our Republic."

This article originally appeared on York Daily Record: Pa. police officer's death from 1981 wounds ruled homicide

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