Sergeant Steven Dewain Morgan

Sergeant Steven Dewain Morgan

Long Beach Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Wednesday, May 6, 1998

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Steven Dewain Morgan

Sergeant Steven Morgan and Detective James Northcutt were shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance.

He and other officers had just arrived at the scene when several shots were fired by the suspect with an AR-15 assault rifle. Witnesses stated that when the suspect heard the sirens of the responding units he put down the handgun he was holding and picked up the rifle.

As officers arrived on the scene he opened fire on them. Sergeant Morgan and Detective James Northcutt were both shot and killed and a third officer was wounded. The suspect, who was dressed in fatigues and wearing a bullet proof vest, was shot and killed by an off duty officer from another department who was nearby.

Sergeant Morgan was survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 17

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; AR-15
  • Offender Shot and killed

domestic

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

May 6, 2021

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