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Sheriff William A. Phoenix | Amador County Sheriff's Department, California Amador County Sheriff's Department, California

Sheriff

William A. Phoenix

Amador County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, August 12, 1855

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Sheriff Phoenix was shot and killed in Tuolumne County after having chased several Mexican bandits from Amador County. The shooting took place near Chinese Camp.

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