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Death Row Information

Offender Information

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Name Daniel, Brandon
TDCJ Number 999589
Date of Birth 11/11/1987
Date Received 03/07/2014
Age (when Received) 26
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) GED
Date of Offense 04/06/2012
  Age (at the time of Offense) 24
  County Travis
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5'03"
  Weight 201
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Sedgewick
  Native State Kansas

Prior Occupation
Computer Programmer

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
During the nighttime hours on April 6, 2012, the subject entered a department store, possibly intoxicated, and was observing concealing merchandise in a backpack. The Austin Police Department had been called, and as the subject was walking towards the front door, he was approached by the officer. The subject attempted to run and the officer gave chase. Both fell to the ground and a struggle ensued before the officer was shot by the subject with a .380 caliber handgun in the neck. Two witnesses restrained the subject, but not before a second shot hit the officer in his tactical vest. The officer died at the scene.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic Male