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Deputy Sheriff Louis Carl Wallace | Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff

Louis Carl Wallace

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 8, 1970

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .32 caliber

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Louis Wallace was shot and killed after he and his partner made a stop of a suspicious person. As they were patting the suspect down over the hood of their cruiser the man suddenly produced a .32 caliber handgun from the crotch-area of his pants and opened fire, striking Deputy Wallace, and his partner in the knee.

Despite being mortally wounded, Deputy Wallace was able to return fire and kill the suspect. He told responding deputies to transport his wounded partner to the hospital first. Deputy Wallace died while en route to the hospital.

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RIP Deputy Sheriff Louis Carl Wallace. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Even in your darkest hour you thought of others over yourself. May the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of your murderer whom you rightfully dispatched to Hell.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX
December 8, 2015


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