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Posseman Peter Anderson | Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Posseman

Peter Anderson

Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Friday, December 26, 1890

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 1 day

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; Winchester

Offender: Captured

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Posseman Anderson was shot and killed as he and three deputies went to arrest a suspect wanted for stealing cattle. As they arrived to serve the warrant, they heard shots fired and located the suspect holding a rifle. The suspect took cover and opened fire, striking Posseman Anderson in the head. The deputies returned fire, and the suspect surrendered.

Posseman Anderson had served for one day at the time of his death. He was survived by his wife and seven children.

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