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Deputy Shafter H. Wheeler | El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Texas El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy

Shafter H. Wheeler

El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 1, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 12 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Wheeler was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance at a cafe. He approached the night watchman at the bar and asked if he had a gun. The watchman answered that he did and opened fire on Deputy Wheeler, fatally wounding him in the head. The suspect was arrested.
Deputy Wheeler had been with the agency for three years and had been in law enforcement for 12 years.

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Deputy Sheriff Wheeler,
Sir, it has been over 80 years since your End of Watch but you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of El Paso County.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
July 23, 2013

 

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