Chief of Police Jerry Wayne Shelton

Chief of Police Jerry Wayne Shelton

Cottageville Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, March 25, 1989

Jerry Wayne Shelton

Chief Jerry Shelton was shot and killed by two suspects after arresting them following a traffic stop. He had transported the male and female suspects to the police station where the female produced a handgun and gave it to her boyfriend, the male suspect. The boyfriend then shot Chief Shelton several times. Both suspects were later apprehended. The female was acquitted and the male was sentenced to life.

Bio

  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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