Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 904
Incident Date: 12/19/2013
Weapon: Rifle; .308 caliber
Sergeant Investigator Adam Sowders was shot and killed as he and seven other officers attempted to serve a warrant at rural home near Somerville at approximately 5:30 am.
As the team made entry into the home they were met with gunfire from a .308 caliber rifle and Sergeant Sowders suffered fatal gunshot wounds. One suspect was taken into custody at the scene.
Sergeant Sowders had served with the Burleson County Sheriff's Office for seven years and had previously served with the Somerville Police Department.