Deputy Sheriff Eduardo Dominguez

Deputy Sheriff Eduardo Dominguez

Conejos County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, April 11, 1940

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Eduardo Dominguez

Deputy Eduardo Dominguez and Deputy Raymundo Martinez were shot and killed when they responded to a domestic dispute. Gunfire erupted between the deputies and one man. Three others, including a mother of 10 children, caught in the crossfire were also killed.

The 48-year-old suspect was convicted of three counts of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to 1 to 10 years in prison.

Deputy Dominguez had been deputized by Deputy Martinez while en route to the scene. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 1 day
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Sentenced to 1 to 10 years

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Grandpa Edurado, Your courage will always be remembered among generations and generations of Dominguez children and grandchildren. I love you with all my heart.

Your Grandson,
Bito (Walter) Dominguez and family
May 14, 2012
God Bless

Walter Dominguez

May 14, 2012

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