Bowie County sheriff's deputy presented Medal of Valor
from TXK Today
Bowie County Sheriff James Prince on Wednesday presented Deputy Danny French with the Medal of Valor for his heroic actions during an encounter with armed suspect who engaged him in gunfire. A DeKalb, Texas police officer responded to a disturbance call in the 200 block of Pecan in DeKalb around 1:00 a.m. Aug. 11, 2014. Eddie Davis, 64, opened fire from his home.
After ordering Davis to drop the weapon multiple times he opened fire on the officers. Sharon Coleman and French returned fire from behind a patrol vehicle. During the exchange, Coleman was shot in the left leg, and Davis was fatally shot
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