Deputy Constable Patrick StephenRunyon
Posted On: Oct 26, 2013

Deputy Constable

Patrick StephenRunyon

Nueces County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, February 7, 1981

Incident Date: 2/7/1981

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Deputy Patrick Runyon was shot and killed while responding to a misdemeanor criminal mischief call.

As Deputy Runyon approached the house, one of the two brothers shot him in he heart with a small caliber pistol loaded with rat-shot, killing him instantly. The two were arrested but later acquitted at trial.

Deputy Runyon was survived by his wife, child, parents, and eight siblings.

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Contact Info
Nueces County Sheriff Officers' Assoc.
3122 Leopard St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78408

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