Deputy Sheriff Louis Carl Wallace

Deputy Sheriff Louis Carl Wallace

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, December 8, 1970

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Louis Carl Wallace

Deputy Louis Wallace was shot and killed after he and his partner made a stop of a suspicious person. As they were patting the suspect down over the hood of their cruiser the man suddenly produced a .32 caliber handgun from the crotch-area of his pants and opened fire, striking Deputy Wallace, and his partner in the knee.

Despite being mortally wounded, Deputy Wallace was able to return fire and kill the suspect. He told responding deputies to transport his wounded partner to the hospital first. Deputy Wallace died while en route to the hospital.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Deputy Sheriff Wallace, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 12, 2019

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