Deputy Sheriff John Wooton

Deputy Sheriff John Wooton

Leslie County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, November 6, 1934

John Wooton

Deputy John Wooton was shot and killed after an election dispute near Big Creek.

Despite being mortally wounded, Deputy Wooton was able to return fire and fatally wounded the suspect.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 77th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

November 6, 2011

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