Incident

1-01-2020 Texas Canton 1-1

Location

January 01, 2020

500 block of S Buffalo St
Canton, Texas
Geolocation: 32.5536, -95.8638

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Alan Bates
  • Age: 61
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Defensive Use
  • Defensive Use - Victim stops crime
  • Defensive Use - Good Samaritan/Third Party
  • House party / Block Party / Park Party
  • Under the influence of alcohol or drugs (only applies to the subject/suspect/perpetrator )
  • Brandishing/flourishing/open carry/lost/found

Notes

Intox suspect made threats, got gun from car, brandished at party goers. Attendee pulled own handgun, shot/killed suspect.

Guns Involved

2 guns involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 5
State Senate District: 2
State House District: 2