Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 months
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 9/16/1939
Suspect: Shot and killed
Deputy Fred Adams was shot and killed while attempting to break up a fight at a local beer parlor.
The fight started when a man, and the man's brother, started a fight with a former constable who had previously arrested the man.
Deputy Adams and the bar's owner had taken the brothers outside when they suddenly opened fire. The bar's owner was killed instantly. Although being mortally wounded, Deputy Adams returned fire and killed both brothers.
Deputy Adams had served as a deputy sheriff for approximately 3 months. He was survived by his wife.