Deputy Sheriff David Morgan

Deputy Sheriff David Morgan

Bowie County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, November 27, 1891

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David Morgan

Deputy Morgan was shot and killed while serving a warrant.

Deputy Morgan was serving an arrest warrant on a suspect. As he was speaking to the suspect, the suspect picked up an old army musket and shot Deputy Morgan in the face. The suspect and his brother then threw Deputy Morgan's body in the Red River.

Deputy Morgan had served with the Bowie County Sheriff's Department for 10 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; Musket
  • Offender Not available

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After my father passed away I was going through his paperwork. I came across this article that my dad had printed out. I find it very interesting to have found this article on here. And I’m happy to be a descendent to these wonderful men who gave their life to serve many citizens.

Debra Carter, daughter of Deputy David S. Morgan, Jr.

September 17, 2019

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