Police Officer Louis Raymond Kuba

Police Officer Louis Raymond Kuba

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, May 17, 1967

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Louis Raymond Kuba

Officer Kuba was shot and killed during a riot at Texas Southern University near Wheeler Avenue. Officer Kuba and other officers were storming a dormitory that students were shooting from. Officer Kuba was shot in the head and died seven hours later. Five suspects were arrested and charged in connection with beginning the riot in which Officer Kuba was killed. No one was ever charged with Officer Kuba's murder.

Officer Kuba was a U.S Army veteran and had only been with the Houston Police Department for 14 days.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 weeks
  • Badge 2074
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender At large

ambush, civil unrest, sniper

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Rest in peace Officer Kuba.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 16, 2022

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