Sheriff A. H. Gotcher

Sheriff A. H. Gotcher

Coahoma County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, June 26, 1954

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A. H. Gotcher

Sheriff Gotcher was shot and killed as he and other officers searched a cotton warehouse for a man wanted for murder. The suspect shot Sheriff Gotcher five times when the sheriff discovered him hiding behind a door.

Other officers returned fire killing the suspect.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Thank you for your service and know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 27, 2020

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