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Police Officer Louis R. Kuba | Houston Police Department, Texas Houston Police Department, Texas

Police Officer

Louis R. Kuba

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 17, 1967

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: 2 weeks

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: At large

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Officer Kuba was shot and killed during a riot at Texas Southern University. Officer Kuba and other officers were storming a dormitory that students were shooting from. Officer Kuba was shot in the head and died seven hours later. Five suspects were arrested and charged in connection with beginning the riot in which Officer Kuba was killed. No one was ever charged with Officer Kuba's murder.

Officer Kuba had only been with the agency for 14 days.

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The loss to your family and friends 50 years ago was immeasurable, but so is the love you left behind.

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