Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Shot and killed
Agent John Kahl was shot and killed while executing a search warrant.
The subject stuck the barrel of a .44 magnum revolver out the crack in the door and pulled the trigger firing one shot. The bullet struck Agent Kahl in the head, killing him instantly. The subject was killed by other officers returning fire.
Agent Kahl had served with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office for 13 years and had previously served with the United States Navy in the Vietnam War. He was survived by his wife and two children.