Deputy Sheriff Clifton Taylor
Johnson County Texas Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Saturday, April 23, 2011
Tour of Duty: 3 years
Deputy Clifton Taylor was shot and killed after he and other deputies responded to a domestic disturbance near Venus shortly after 4 pm.
Upon arriving at the scene the deputies began searching for the male subject. Deputy Taylor was shot as he opened the door to a shed located near the property. The other deputies returned fire and killed the suspect.
Deputy Taylor was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
Deputy Taylor had served with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office for three years. He is survived by his fiancee.
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