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City Marshal Gregorio Gonzales | Laredo Police Department, Texas Laredo Police Department, Texas

City Marshal

Gregorio Gonzales

Laredo Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Monday, August 20, 1877

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 8 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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City Marshal Gregorio Gonzales was shot and killed by a known desperado while walking to his home.

The subject who shot him was believed to have escaped into Mexico. It is not known if he was ever arrested or tried for Marshal Gonzales' murder.

Marshal Gonzales had served with the Laredo Police Department for eight months and had been appointed city marshal only two months prior to being murdered.

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Marshal Gonzales,
On today, the 140th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Laredo.


United States Border Patrol
August 20, 2017


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