Police Officer William E. Shellman

Police Officer William E. Shellman

Pueblo Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, August 6, 1906

William E. Shellman

Officer William Shellman was killed when he was struck by lightning. He was on horseback patrol during a severe electrical storm when the incident occurred.

Officer Shellman was survived by his wife.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Weather/Natural disaster
  • Incident Date Sunday, August 5, 1906

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Officer Shellman,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pueblo.


United States Border Patrol

August 6, 2016

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