City Marshal Gregorio Gonzales

City Marshal Gregorio Gonzales

Laredo Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, August 20, 1877

Gregorio Gonzales

City Marshal Gregorio Gonzales was shot and killed by a known desperado while walking to his home.

The subject who shot him was believed to have escaped into Mexico. It is not known if he was ever arrested or tried for Marshal Gonzales' murder.

Marshal Gonzales had served with the Laredo Police Department for eight months and had been appointed city marshal only two months prior to being murdered.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

ambush

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Marshal Gonzales,
On today, the 140th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Laredo.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

August 20, 2017

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