Deputy Sheriff Edward Scotten

Deputy Sheriff Edward Scotten

Sumner County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Tuesday, September 2, 1884

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Edward Scotten

Deputy Scotten succumbed to a gunshot wound received three weeks earlier when he was attempting to stop several cowboys from shooting up the town. He was shot in the neck, causing paralysis until his death.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, August 12, 1884
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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