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Jun. 22, 1984
Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Dept.
Homicide - Gun
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Fri. Jun. 22, 1984
Deputy Bonner was shot and killed with his own weapon when he attempted to arrest a suspect with a DUI warrant. Deputy Bonner and another officer spotted the suspect and began to pursue him. As one point both officers lost sight of the suspect, but Deputy Bonner was able to locate the suspect. When Deputy Bonner confronted the suspect, the suspect was able to overpower him and gain control of his firearm. The suspect shot and killed Deputy Bonner. He then remained on the scene where responding officers arrested him.