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Sergeant Steven Dewain Morgan | Long Beach Police Department, Mississippi Long Beach Police Department, Mississippi

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Steven Dewain Morgan

Long Beach Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 6, 1998

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 7 years

Badge # 17

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; AR-15

Offender: Shot and killed by other officers

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Officer Morgan was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance. Officer Morgan and other officers had just arrived at the scene when several shots were fired by the suspect with an AR-15 assault rifle. Witnesses stated that when the suspect heard the sirens of the responding units he put down the handgun he was holding and picked up the assault rifle. When the units arrived on scene he opened fire on them. Officer Morgan and Detective James Northcutt were both shot and killed and a third officer was shot and wounded. The suspect, who was dressed in fatigues and wearing a bullet proof vest, was shot and killed by an off duty officer from another department who was nearby.
Officer Morgan was survived by his wife and two sons.

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Detective James Franklin Northcutt
Long Beach Police Department, Mississippi
End of Watch: Wednesday, May 6, 1998
Cause: Gunfire

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Just thinking about you Steve as I often do but finally found a place to display it in words. It has been 18 years since that horrible day that we lost you and it seems just like yesterday. Its been about 23 years ago that we were going through the LBPD academy together. You were such an amazing person, police officer, father, and friend. You loved your community and you always worked to make our community a better place. You are so desperately missed within your community. This earth lost a special caring person to anyone you came across.

P. Sylvia LBPD Patrolman 92-93'
Long Beach Police Department
July 14, 2016

 

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