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Deputy Sheriff James R. Anderson County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

Deputy Sheriff

James R. "Bud" Wilson

Anderson County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch: Sunday, April 11, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; Winchester

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Wilson was shot and killed while he and another officer struggled with a man they were attempting to arrest. The man fired a Winchester rifle, striking Deputy Wilson in the throat. Although mortally wounded, Deputy Wilson was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Deputy Wilson was survived by his wife five children.

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