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Texas Chief Dies After Being Shot in Face

November 11, 2015  | 

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Law enforcement officers Wednesday morning were escorting the body of slain Marlin, TX, police Chief Darrell Allen, 43, back to Marlin from Dallas, where an autopsy was performed after Allen died Tuesday, reports KWTX.

Allen, who was shot in the face and critically wounded on Nov. 1 during a struggle with a man while working security at a bar in Temple, died at around 3:20 p.m. Tuesday at Scott & White Hospital in Temple, where he had been in critical condition since the shooting.

Funeral arrangements were pending Wednesday. Allen is survived by his wife and children.

Derrick Wayne Gamble, 24, remains in the Bell County Jail, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the shooting, which occurred at around 1:15 a.m. Nov. 1 at the Laid Back Lounge II.

His bond is set at $750,000

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Elizabeth @ 11/11/2015 2:42 PM


Dale Hellman @ 11/11/2015 10:15 PM

pay our law enforcement people enough money to have a decent family life and they would not have to moonlight as bouncers in there off duty time.

Mikhail @ 12/2/2015 11:25 AM

If the town, city, county, or state can't pay them enough to be police officers............then disincorporate the town or cit and disband the police dept. It's not needed.

If they can't pay enough.....and there are no other jobs.........your own 401k and pension funds invested with Wall Street..........helped financing Wall Street's shipping American jobs & industry to China for Wall Street's corporate profits..........Americans be damned.

Don't blame the hiring entity alone. Every little town PD is acting like traffic cops instead of law enforcement. Our government builds some of the finest roads, water systems, schools.........anywhere in the world BUT America. They just upped the military's budget by $80 billion....with another $32 billion added for "war funds". Funny, I don't remember America being attacked by Syrians, Iraqis, or any of the myriad of countries we now have soldiers in. But, hey, Wall Street's "defense industry" (perpetual war for corporate profit machin

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