Deputy Constable Patrick Stephen Runyon

Deputy Constable Patrick Stephen Runyon

Nueces County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, February 7, 1981

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Patrick Stephen Runyon

Deputy Constable Patrick Runyon was shot and killed while responding to a misdemeanor criminal mischief call.

As Deputy Runyon approached the house, one of the two brothers inside shot him in the heart with a small caliber pistol loaded with rat-shot, killing him instantly. The two were arrested but later acquitted at trial.

Deputy Runyon was survived by his wife, child, parents, and eight siblings.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Acquitted

disorderly

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Deputy Constable Runyon(
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Nueces County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol

February 7, 2021

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