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Police Officer Douglas Scott Goeble | San Antonio Police Department, Texas San Antonio Police Department, Texas

Police Officer

Douglas Scott Goeble

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, April 20, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 1142

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/18/1991

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Police Officer Doug Goeble succumbed to gunshot wounds received two days earlier when he was shot and killed while eating in a restaurant.

The subject who shot him had just had an argument with his girlfriend in the parking lot and walked into the restaurant, entered the bathroom, and as he was exiting the restaurant he shot Officer Goeble in the head. The suspect then shot and killed his girlfriend. The man was apprehended and sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Goeble had served with the San Antonio Police Department for 18 months and in law enforcement for a total five years. He was survived by his fiancee, daughter, parents, and two sisters.

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I remember reading about your passing and wondering why there was so much evil in this world. We had just arrived from my overseas military assignment. Seven years later, my son joined you in heaven under similar circumstances, Our family will never forget you Mom and Dad reaching out to us during our loss. Say hi to our son up there in heaven.
Family of US Border Patrol agent Ricardo Salinas EOW 7-7-1998

A. Salinas, Retired USAF
April 2, 2015


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