Officer Duain S. Cross

Officer Duain S. Cross

Paris Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, July 20, 1920

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Duain S. Cross

Officer Cross was shot and killed by a mentally ill man who had just shot and killed a man. When Officer Cross and his partner arrived at the scene the suspect shot Officer Cross with a shotgun. Officer Cross's partner shot and killed the suspect. Officer Cross was taken to the hospital where he died the next day from his wounds.
Officer Cross was a World War I veteran and was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, July 19, 1920
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed by officers

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Rest in peace Officer Cross.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 3, 2019

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