Deputy Sheriff David Alois Horr

Deputy Sheriff David Alois Horr

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, February 9, 1958

David Alois Horr

Deputy Horr succumbed to a gunshot wound received two months earlier after responding to a disturbance call. After receiving no response at the front door he went to the back door. When he knocked again he was shot from inside the home by a man with a 16-gauge shotgun. He was transported to the hospital with wounds to his stomach and hand.

The suspect was apprehended a short time later. He was convicted of second degree murder and served 7 years in prison.

Deputy Horr had served with the agency for 3 years and was assigned to the Montrose Station. He was survived by his wife and three sons.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 95

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, December 7, 1957
  • Weapon Shotgun; 16 gauge
  • Offender Released after 7 years

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RIP Deputy Horr. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Deputy Sheriff LASD

February 9, 2018

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