P.O. William H. Schnell #2188

Name: Schnell, William H.
Star: 2188
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: 035 Precinct
End of Watch: 02-Jan-1892
Incident Details: Police Officer William Schnell, 27, was a 2-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 035 Precinct.

On January 2, 1892, Officer Schnell was shot when his gun accidentally discharged.  The officer died three hours later.

Officer Schnell was survived by his mother, Caroline, and his brother (CPD).