Patrolman Edwyn Joseph Gorrell

Patrolman Edwyn Joseph Gorrell

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, July 5, 1988

Edwyn Joseph Gorrell

Patrolman Edwyn Gorrell succumbed to gunshot wounds received four months earlier when he was shot by a suspect during an arrest attempt. He was in a coma for the four months following the shooting.

Patrolman Gorrell had served with the agency for two years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 47

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, February 22, 1988
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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I worked for Eddie as my Manager at HEB when Eddie was aspiring to be an officer. I was 16. It was my first job and Eddie gave me more chances than I deserved. I remember him well even though only knew him about 3 yrs. He was always quick to help someone in need or chase a shoplifter. Lol
I am so sad that his dream lead to this. I met his wife once right after they married and just as kind as Eddie. 38 yrs ago. It is a testament to the man Eddie was to stay in my mind all these yrs later.
I am so sorry for your loss.
God Bless and give you peace.

Johnny moore
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December 2, 2016

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