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Constable Daniel Jenkins | Bastrop County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas Bastrop County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas

Constable

Daniel Jenkins

Bastrop County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, November 23, 1900

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 1 week

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Charged with murder

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Constable Dan Jenkins was shot and killed while investigating the sounds of gunfire at a saloon on Main Street in Smithville.

He had heard the shots while walking on the street at approximately 1:00 am and when he entered the saloon he was shot once in the chest. and once in the groin. After being shot he sat down in a chair and asked for a doctor, but died within minutes.

One man was arrested and charged with his murder, but never tried.

Constable Jenkins had just been elected to the position of constable and took office only one week before being shot. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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Constable Jenkins,
On today, the 115th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bastrop County.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
November 23, 2015

 

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