Utah Crime and Courts Blog - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Blogs/crimecourts Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) That time a dropped gun killed a Salt Lake City police sergeant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57811459-71/wilson-police-lake-salt.html.csp A Salt Lake City policeman met an untimely end after a new guy dropped his gun 120 years ago. Sgt. Alonzo Wilson, 54, was working a morning desk sergeant shift on April 12, 1894, his pregnant and very expectant wife at home. But Wilson would never see the baby’s face. A new patrolman dropped a loaded pistol and the gun went off when it hit the floor, hitting Wilson in his right knee and shattering his femur, according to a Salt Lake City police memorial that honored the anniversary of the fallen... A Salt Lake City policeman met an untimely end after a new guy dropped his gun 120 years ago. Sgt. Alonzo Wilson, 54, was working a morning desk sergeant shift on April 12, 1894, his pregnant and very expectant wife at home. But Wilson would never see the baby’s face. A new patrolman dropped a loaded pistol and the gun went off when it hit the floor, hitting Wilson in his right knee and shattering his femur, according to a Salt Lake City police memorial that honored the anniversary of the fallen... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 57811459@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:07:09 MDT