Deputy Shane Bennett

Deputy Shane Bennett

Harris County Sheriff’s Office

  • Age: 29
  • Tour: 9 years
  • End of Watch: June 12, 2002
  • Chair Delivery: October 14, 2016

Deputy Shane Bennett was accidentally shot and killed by another deputy as he and several other deputies responded to a home invasion call where shots had been fired. Deputies attempted to enter the home when they arrived and shots were fired. During the exchange of gunfire, Deputy Bennett was accidentally shot by another deputy.

Deputy Bennett was flown to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds