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Director of Investigations John Ballard Gorman | Mississippi Gaming Commission, Mississippi Mississippi Gaming Commission, Mississippi

Director of Investigations

John Ballard Gorman

Mississippi Gaming Commission, Mississippi

End of Watch: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 22 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Director of Investigations John Gorman was accidentally shot and killed during a training exercise at the Mississippi Gaming Commission's office in Robinsonville, Mississippi, at approximately 9:00 am.

Director Gorman was role playing an attacker with an edged weapon. The agent being attacked in the exercise drew his service weapon, which contained a live round, and discharged it, striking Director Gorman in the chest.

Director Gorman had served with the Mississippi Gaming Commission for 22 years and had been promoted to Director of Investigations the previous day. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

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Dir. Gorman,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Mississippi. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
January 21, 2016

 

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