Police Officer Eloy Flores Gonzales

Police Officer Eloy Flores Gonzales

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, August 15, 1977

Add to My Heroes

Eloy Flores Gonzales

Officer Gonzales was shot and killed after being flagged down by two women who reported a struggle between a man and their friend. As Officer Gonzales approached the man and woman in an alley, the man opened fire with a .38 caliber handgun, striking Officer Gonzales.

Officer Gonzales had been wearing a vest earlier during his shift but had removed it because of the heat. The suspect was arrested and charged with murder.

Officer Gonzales, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in Vietnam, had been with the agency for four years. He was survived by his wife and stepdaughter.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Charged with murder

no vest, suspicious person

Most Recent Reflection

View all 12 Reflections

I love you tio, your a hero!

Nephew, Elijah Gonzales
Nephew

October 8, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.