Assistant City Marshal A. A. Johnson

Assistant City Marshal A. A. Johnson

Laredo Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, June 19, 1882

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A. A. Johnson

Assistant City Marshal A.A. Johnson succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained two days earlier when he responded to a shooting at a restaurant.

A cook at the restaurant had just quit and then shot and killed the owner during an argument. Assistant Marshal Johnson was shot through the door when he arrived at the restaurant. The suspect was shot and killed and two Texas Rangers were seriously wounded on June 22 when the rangers found the suspect near Cotulla.

The city council approved $48 for Assistant Marshal Johnson's funeral and $100 for his widow.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 17, 1882
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and the sacrifice you made and know that on this 138th marker of your departure and heroic actions you will never be forgotten.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo (Retired)
Delaware State Police

June 19, 2020

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