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New Hero Search Theron Eldridge Shofner ("Eddie") - Jul. 14, 1948 (16884)

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Harris County Sheriff's Dept. Patch
Resided: TX, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Jul. 14, 1948
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 31 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Harris County Sheriff's Dept. - TX
1200 Baker St.  
Houston, TX   77002   USA
(713)221-6000
County: Harrison
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Deputy
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Agency URL: Click Here
On The Job: 5 years
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: TX   USA   Wed. Jul. 14, 1948
Summary: Deputy Shofner was shot and killed when he attempted to take action when he was robbed while off duty. He was picking up his wife at the railroad office when an escaped convict attempted to steal his car at gunpoint. Deputy Shofner pulled his duty weapon and exchanged shots with the suspect. Deputy Shofner was fatally wounded. The suspect was later apprehended after a manhunt.

Deputy Shofner had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his wife.

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