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Sheriff H. M. Hoskins | Jack County Sheriff's Department, Texas Jack County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Sheriff

H. M. Hoskins

Jack County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 9, 1891

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 5/30/1891

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed by Sheriff Hoskins

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Sheriff Hoskins was shot and killed by a suspect that had been drinking all day. As Sheriff Hoskins pursued him they came face to face and the suspect fired as Sheriff Hoskins, missing him. Sheriff Hoskins drew his weapon and shot the suspect in the chest. The suspect shot sheriff Hoskins in the stomach. As he lay on the ground Sheriff Hoskins was able to shoot the suspect again, killing him. Sheriff Hoskins died 10 days later from his wound.
Sheriff Hoskins had been with the agency for six months and was survived by his wife and three children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 9, 2015

 

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