Corporal David Wayne Lupton, Sr.

Corporal David Wayne Lupton, Sr.

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, July 6, 1989

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David Wayne Lupton, Sr.

Corporal Lupton was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by a man who intended to murder a law enforcement officer and then commit suicide. Corporal Lupton and other officers were searching a vehicle for narcotics on I-20 when the incident occurred. The suspect later committed suicide in jail.

Officer Lupton had been with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 887

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 6, 2020

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