Deputy Sheriff Andres Chavez

Deputy Sheriff Andres Chavez

Valencia County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico

End of Watch Sunday, January 7, 1934

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Andres Chavez

Deputy Sheriff Andres Chavez succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous night while attempting to break up a fight outside of a dance hall in Jarales.

Several men, who were also sheriff's deputies, had been involved in a disturbance inside of the dance hall and went outside. Deputy Chavez followed in an attempt to keep the men from fighting when someone fired a pistol. Deputy Chavez was shot wounded and died in the Santa Fe Railroad Hospital in Belen the following day.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, January 6, 1934
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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